Everyone’s favorite Shondaland lawyer has some big news for the world. Viola Davis herself has confirmed that she will be taking up the role of Amanda Waller in the upcoming Suicide Squad live-action film. Nerdreport.com spoke to the actress herself at the Blackhat press junket. Davis says she has yet to delve into the comics history of Amanda, and that she’s still working out her Suicide Squad filming schedule.
“I’m fascinated by her. I’m fascinated by her in this world of superhero-ness because she is not a woman that you would expect. I think that she is a massive contradiction. She’s this big powerful black woman, hard, ready to pick up a gun and shoot anyone at will. I’m fascinated in exploring her psychology, just put it that way. And I’m excited to pick up a gun.”
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