BySam Hayes, writer at Creators.co
Cautiously optimistic about future comic book movies.
Sam Hayes

Rumor has spread that Warner Brothers was in talks with four A-list actors for the upcoming 2016 DC Cinematic Universe film, [Suicide Squad](movie:2283363), directed by David Ayer. This rumor has now become more specific, saying that the group of actors being targeted is as followed:

  • Ryan Gosling
  • Tom Hardy
  • Will Smith
  • Margot Robbie

I'm sure this rumor will eventually spread even more, regarding who these actors will supposedly be playing, but until then I'll do my best to cast them myself...

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling as Deadshot
Ryan Gosling as Deadshot

Ryan Gosling has a ruggedness to him that certainly pulls towards Deadshot. In films like Drive and A Place Beyond The Pines, Gosling shows he can make a good anti-hero badass.

Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy as Captain Boomerang
Tom Hardy as Captain Boomerang

Although he has already played a main antagonist in a DC Comics film as Bane in the ever-so-disappointing The Dark Knight Rises, Tom Hardy has the accent for it, as well as being able to easily portray a jackass.

Will Smith

Will Smith as Black Spider
Will Smith as Black Spider

As he has proved in most of his films, he is only interested in films if he is the leading man or if his son is in it. He surely is at the point in his career where he is entitled to this, nevertheless he could pull it off.

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn
Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn

Since Affleck's Batman is in his mid-forties and retired and Jason Todd has a memorial in the Batcave, The Joker can already exist and so can Harley Quinn, they can also already be separated.

There are also a handful of other characters, that will be beside, behind, or in the shadows from these four main members:

Bronze Tiger

Bronze Tiger
Bronze Tiger

King Shark

King Shark
King Shark

Black Manta

Black Manta
Black Manta

Doctor Light

Doctor Light
Doctor Light

Deathstroke

Deathstroke
Deathstroke

Amanda Waller

Amanda Waller
Amanda Waller

What do you think? Who would you like to see in the Suicide Squad movie? Leave a comment down below! As always, I'm Sam Hayes for Moviepilot.com and I'll see you when we get another update.

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