ByManuel Castellanos, writer at
I love both Marvel and DC equally. Superhero Movie Theorist. Follow me on Twitter @MannyCastell
Manuel Castellanos

So yesterday they announced the cast and characters for the [Suicide Squad](movie:2283363) and I have some interesting feelings towards that, I'll write an article on it later, but for now, there's one character people keep taking about. The one character that everybody want's to know is who is playing her already. A character that is HUGE in the DC Universe. That character being Amanda Waller.

It is down to three contenders to play Waller: Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Oprah Winfrey. Let's discuss the character that is Amanda Waller and it is the simple fact that she is a cold hearted b%#^h who works for the Government company A.R.G.U.S. She's basically a female version of Nick Fury, but she's actually willing to go to extreme lengths unlike Nick. To put it simple, in the film Avengers, Nick Fury tried to stop the missile from blowing up New York, Amanda Waller would've let New York blow up. Plain and simple.

So to be Waller the actress has to be fierce, ruthless, mean, and most of all a intimidating.

That's the kind of character she is, so I immediately cross out Oprah Winfrey.

I believe she doesn't have the look, and in my personal opinion the acting as well to pull off such a huge a character. Oprah seems to have that sweet grandma look, which isn't a bad thing, but just not right for the role of Amanda Waller.

The next possible actress is Octavia Spencer who was phenomenal in the film The Help, but I believe she doesn't have the intimidation look that Waller has.

My personal favorite choice is Viola Davis who stars in the new hit series How To Get Away With Murder, who is already playing a minor version of Waller already. Watch the show to understand what I'm talking about it has to be Viola Davis.

That's just my personal opinion, tell me what you think.


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