Posted by Chloe Gale @chloegale
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Chloe Gale

Last night at the Beacon Theatre in New York the glitterati donned their finest for the Suicide Squad premiere. The eagerly awaited supervillains movie is set to be an instant hit due to the star-packed cast, comic book following and mass internet hype surrounding trailers and teasers. With over 50 million views of the official trailer on YouTube alone, the world waits with baited breath to see the whole movie.

Let's take a look at the stars on the black and barbwire fence carpet and the characters they are playing within the film.

Stars And Their Suicide Squad Alter-Egos

1. The dapper Will Smith pictured here is a far cry from artillery maniac Deadshot

  • Actor: Will Smith
  • Character: Deadshot

2. Margot Robbie looking decadently deadly and her insane counterpart Harley Quinn

  • Actress: Margot Robbie
  • Character: Harley Quinn

3. Jared Leto rocking a colorful statement jacket is not too dissimilar to the Joker's own eclectic taste

  • Actor: Jared Leto
  • Character: Joker

4. Viola Davis glittering on the carpet compared to her no-nonsense character, Amanda Waller

  • Actress: Viola Davis
  • Character: Amanda Waller

5. Joel Kinnaman looks extremely suave in his suit compared to his rough and ready Rick Flag character

  • Actor: Joel Kinnaman
  • Character: Rick Flag

6. Actress and model Cara Delevingne looking effortlessly chic is worlds away from her eerie role as Enchantress/June Moone

  • Actress: Cara Delevingne
  • Character: Enchantress/June Moone

7. Adam Beach working some serious rock vibes on the carpet, and as his rope-clad assassin role, Slipknot

  • Actor: Adam Beach
  • Character: Slipknot

8. Karen Fukuhara is evanescent in her gown, a far cry from the badass samurai vixen Katana

  • Actress: Karen Fukuhara
  • Character: Katana

9. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje playing it cool in his tailored suit compared to the truly terrifying Killer Croc

  • Actor: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
  • Character: Killer Croc

10. Captain Boomerang really scrubs up well, Jai Courtney looked every bit the Hollywood hunk at the premiere

  • Actor: Jai Courtney
  • Character: Captain Boomerang

The cast didn't fail to disappoint on the carpet either, showing they were really enjoying themselves. The video below is giving us serious #SKWADGOALS:

The premiere was screened live via Twitter, allowing fans to be really at the heart of the action. There has been much speculation surrounding the film from Easter Eggs to plotlines, and as the release date draws closer, fans won't have to wait much longer to see what is fact and what is fiction.

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