“Fury” helmer David Ayer is prepping up for his directorial on Warner Bros.’ “Suicide Squad” film adaptation. Ayer took it to social media site Twitter in revealing his preparation on the said upcoming DC titled pic. Read on for more details on this story.
According to Comicbook.com, Ayer tweeted a photo featuring the current Suicide Squad of the New 52’s current Suicide Squad comic series alongside his other paper works on social media site Twitter. It might possibly reveal the issue of the original Suicide Squad comic series whic the upcoming which the upcoming film will draw from.
Ayer who is known for his war drama, “Fury” starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, will also write the screenplay for the pic. DC’s “Task Force X,” or more known as the “Suicide Squad.” This is a team of incarcerated supervillains chosen by Amanda Waller. They are given the chance to act as deniable assets for the United States government, taking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
“Suicide Squad” has attached a number of A-list celebrities who will play characters from DC’s gallery of rogues including Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), the Joker (Jared Leto), Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney) and the Enchantress (Cara Delevigne). Tom Hardy who was set to play the squad’s leader, Rick Flag, has walked away from the project, with rumors suggesting that , Hardy left the project due to problems with the script, finding it “too focused” on Will Smith and Jared Leto’s character. WB was eyeing “Nightcrawler” star Jake Gyllenhaal to replace Hardy but is reported to have passed on the role. Gyllenhaal is set to star in a couple of film this year including “Southpaw,” “Everest” and “Demolition.”
Moreover, Warrior’s Joel Edgerton and Jon Bernthal who played Shane on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” are reported to take up the role Hardy and Gyllenhaal passed up on. “How to Get Away with Murder”’s Viola Davis is set to play Amanda Waller. “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” Ben Affleck is rumored to make an appearance on the pic, although it is not official confirmed as of yet.
“Suicide Squad” takes over the big screens on Aug. 5, 2016
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