Latino Review is reporting Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder) has bagged the key role of Amanda Waller in David Ayer’sSuicide Squad.
Only thing left is for Warner Bros. to figure out how to work round Davis busy schedule whilst she’s filming her hit TV show.
Once that’s done she will join Jared Leto as the Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Tom Hardy as Rick Flag, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.
Other contenders for the role were Oprah Winfrey and Octavia Spencer.
Amanda Waller is a top-ranking U.S Government agent involved in clandestine operations. She is almost universally feared as one of the most ruthless women in espionage and politics. She created and runs the Suicide Squad, a team of super-villains running missions for the government in exchange for reduced prison sentences.
Read more over at Latino Review.