Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 3min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Ayer
  • Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne
  • UK release: 5 August 2016

A group of incarcerated supervillains is recruited to undertake dangerous missions. The result is so conventional, it's twee: Deadshot (Smith) just wants to be a good dad, Diablo (Hernandez) spends the whole film moping and Harley Quinn (Robbie)'s idea of bad behaviour is breaking a window. With unconvincing effects and cliché-ridden dialogue, it's plain awful.

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Suicide Squad

5 Aug 20161 star

Despite the best efforts of its cast, DCs latest entry into the overcrowded superhero cannon is a tedious, lacklustre affair

Ironically for a film whose publicity campaign has centred around the glinting metallic grimace of Jared Leto's psychopathic Joker, Suicide Squad is entirely without bite. Writer/director David Ayer is a filmmaker known for his ability to get his teeth…

Jay Hernandez: Suicide Squad criticism sucks

4 Aug 2016

Film gossip

Jay Hernandez has hit back at critics of 'Suicide Squad' - and has suggested some reviewers don't know enough about DC Comics history to fully appreciate the film. The 38-year-old actor plays former gang member El Diablo who has the ability to conjure…

David Ayer defends Suicide Squad

3 Aug 2016

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'Suicide Squad' director David Ayer has defended the movie following poor reviews. Early reviews for the DC Comics movie have not been promising but David insists he loves everything about the movie and says it is for the fans, not critics. He tweeted…

Margot Robbie's messy kissing scenes

3 Aug 2016

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Margot Robbie's kissing scenes with Jared Leto were "so messy". The 26-year-old actress' portrays super villain and former psychiatrist Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad' opposite the 44-year-old actor as her love interest the Joker and she found the fact…

Cara Delevingne: Female superhero stories are important

3 Aug 2016

Film gossip

Cara Delevingne thinks it is "important" to tell "women's stories" in the superhero world. The 23-year-old model-and-actress stars as Enchantress in DC Comics' new ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad' - which also features Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Karen…

David Ayer takes swipe at Marvel at Suicide Squad premiere

2 Aug 2016

Film gossip

David Ayer shouted out "f**k Marvel" as he introduced 'Suicide Squad' at the film's world premiere in New York City on Monday night (01.08.16). The director was getting ready to screen his DC Comics anti-hero movie at the Beacon Theater when a fan in…

Ezra Miller's The Flash appears in Suicide Squad

29 Jul 2016

Film gossip

The Flash makes an appearance in the 'Suicide Squad' film. Super-fast superhero Barry Allen - played by Ezra Miller - has a cameo opposite the team of DC Comics supervillains who are assembled by a secret government agency led by Amanda Waller (Viola…

David Ayer up for Suicide Squad sequel

25 Jul 2016

Film gossip

David Ayer is keen to make a 'Suicide Squad' sequel. The DC Comics movie is in cinemas in August and the 48-year-old director has already hinted that he is keen to reunite the anti-hero team because he loves the characters and thinks "it would be a lot…

Cara Delevingne reveals Suicide Squad have group text chat

22 Jul 2016

Film gossip

Cara Delevingne has revealed the 'Suicide Squad' cast have their own message thread. The 23-year-old model-and-actress plays Enchantress in the anti-hero DC Comics movie and says she and her co-stars, which include Will Smith (Deadshot), Margot Robbie…

Jai Courtney had brutal regime to prepare for Suicide Squad

20 Jul 2016

Film gossip

Jai Courtney underwent a punishing exercise regime to bulk up for his 'Suicide Squad' role. The 30-year-old actor had to hit the gym non-stop and take on a protein rich diet to beef up to play Captain Boomerang in the forthcoming Warner Bros. and DC…

Margot Robbie's Suicide Squad accident

20 Jul 2016

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Margot Robbie hit herself in the face with a baseball bat while filming 'Suicide Squad'. The 26-year-old actress - who portrays Harley Quinn in the upcoming Warner Bros. and DC Comics anti-hero movie about a mercenary team of super villains - was…

Cara Delevingne stood naked in a forest to land Suicide Squad role

7 Jul 2016

Film gossip

Cara Delevingne had to get naked to land herself the role in 'Suicide Squad'. The 23-year-old model - who plays the role of June Moon and her alter ego Enchantress in the fantasy film - has admitted the production's director David Ayer told her to strip…

Viola Davis suffered 'heart palpitations' on Suicide Squad set

21 Jun 2016

Film gossip

Viola Davis suffered "heart palpitations" on the set of 'Suicide Squad'. The 50-year-old actress - who stars as Amanda Waller in the hotly-anticipated movie - has revealed she suffered a number of health issues during filming for the superhero movie…

Jared Leto scared the public in New York as The Joker

10 May 2016

Film gossip

Jared Leto scared people in New York when he tried out The Joker's "laugh" on them. The Oscar-winning actor wanted to perfect the mannerisms of the DC Universe comic book character who he plays in upcoming Warner Bros. movie 'Suicide Squad', and…

Will Smith praises Suicide Squad director David Ayer

13 Apr 2016

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Will Smith has praised 'Suicide Squad' director David Ayer for taking the comic book movie "seriously". The 47-year-old actor portrays Deadshot in the Warner Bros. motion picture about the DC Comics characters and says the filmmaker "focused" on the…

Jared Leto halted whole Suicide Squad as The Joker

18 Mar 2016

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Jared Leto caused the whole cast of 'Suicide Squad' to stop working when he appeared on set in costume as The Joker. The Oscar-winning star left his colleagues speechless when he arrived on set for the first time after coming out of make-up as the…

Jared Leto sent dead pig to Suicide Squad cast

21 Feb 2016

Film gossip

Jared Leto sent the head of a dead pig to the cast of 'Suicide Squad'. The Oscar-winning star introduced himself to the comic book movie's star-studded cast by mailing them part of a dead swine, while he also sent a black rat in a box to Margot Robbie…

Tom Hardy 'bummed' to lose Suicide Squad role

16 Dec 2015

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Tom Hardy was "bummed" to lose his 'Suicide Squad' role. The 38-year-old actor was forced to pull out of the highly-anticipated film after filming ran over on 'The Revenant' but claims his anger helped shape his role as John Fitzgerald in the period…

Will Smith put on gig for Suicide Squad cast

10 Dec 2015

Film gossip

Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff put on a concert for the cast and crew of 'Suicide Squad' during filming. Ike Barinholtz, who stars in the hotly-anticipated superhero film, revealed the Hollywood actor-and-singer, who portrays Deadshot in the motion…

Cara Delevingne: The Enchantress is a feral being'

28 Oct 2015

Film gossip

Cara Delevingne says her 'Suicide Squad' character is a "feral being". The supermodel has taken on the role of The Enchantress in the upcoming movie and can't wait for audiences to see her in action. She said: "She's an ancient sorceress. A feral being.

Jared Leto: Paying The Joker was a painful experience

26 Oct 2015

Film gossip

Jared Leto says playing The Joker is 'Suicide Squad' was a painful experience. The 43-year-old actor fully immersed himself in the role of the comic book super villain and admitted that, while it was fun, it was also extremely tough. Jared told Empire…

Jared Leto's intense Suicide Squad transformation

7 Oct 2015

Film gossip

Will Smith says he never met Jared Leto while working on 'Suicide Squad' because the actor was so immersed in his role as The Joker. Although the duo worked on the movie together for six months, Will - who plays Deadshot - insisted that Jared took his…

Jai Courtney 'cringed' at being cast as Captain Boomerang

8 Jun 2015

Film gossip

Jai Courtney "cringed" when he was told he'd be playing Captain Boomerang in 'Suicide Squad'. The 'Terminator Genisys' actor is set to play the fictional supervillain George "Digger" Harkness aka. Captain Boomerang in the highly anticipated comic book…

David Ayer: Suicide Squad is set to surprise

1 Jun 2015

Film gossip

'Suicide Squad' is set to throw up a few "surprises". David Ayer, the director of the much-anticipated comic book movie, has claimed that although various teasers of the film have been released over the last month, there's plenty that's still to be…

Cara Delevingne: Suicide Squad will be the best thing in the world

28 May 2015

Film gossip

Cara Delevingne thinks 'Suicide Squad' will be "the best thing in the world". The 22-year-old beauty - who's been cast in the role of Enchantress in the eagerly-awaited comic book movie, alongside the likes of Will Smith and Margot Robbie - has revealed…

Common joins Suicide Squad

23 Apr 2015

Film gossip

Common will star in 'Suicide Squad'. The rapper turned actor - who picked up the Oscar for Best Song with John Legend after they penned the soundtrack 'Glory' to the hit film 'Selma', in which he also starred - has joined the A-list line up of the…

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje cast in Suicide Squad

1 Apr 2015

Film gossip

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has been cast as Killer Croc in 'Suicide Squad'. The 47-year-old actor, who starred as Mr. Eko on 'Lost', is to appear in the role of the DC Comics villain who is depicted in the comic books as one of Batman's biggest foes…

Scott Eastwood confirms role in Suicide Squad

31 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Scott Eastwood has been cast in 'Suicide Squad'. The 29-year-old actor, who stars as bull-riding champion Luke Collins in 'The Longest Ride', has confirmed he'll also appear in the much-anticipated movie based on the DC Comics, but has refused to reveal…

Batman 'to appear in Suicide Squad movie'

17 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Batman is to make an appearance in the 'Suicide Squad' movie. Hollywood star Ben Affleck is set to appear as a shadowy background figure in the eagerly-awaited new movie, which will also star Will Smith and Margot Robbie, both of whom performed in the…

Joe Manganiello linked to role of Deathstroke in Suicide Squad

12 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Joe Manganiello is a candidate to play Deathstroke in 'Suicide Squad'. The 38-year-old hunk, who played Flash Thompson in the original 'Spider-Man' film series and also appeared in the 2012 hit 'Magic Mike', is being lined-up for the role of Slade…

Will Smith remains tight-lipped on Suicide Squad

12 Feb 2015

Film gossip

Will Smith insists details of 'Suicide Squad' will remain a closely-guarded secret. The 46-year-old star is set to appear in the much-anticipated movie based on DC comicbooks alongside the likes of Jared Leto and his 'Focus' co-star Margot Robbie, but…

Tom Hardy drops out of Suicide Squad

16 Jan 2015

Film gossip

Tom Hardy has dropped out of the 'Suicide Squad' movie. The 37-year-old actor had been cast in the role of supervillain Rick Flag in the eagerly-awaited comic book movie, which is being directed by David Ayer and will also star the likes of Will Smith…

Viola Davis 'fascinated' by Suicide Squad

8 Jan 2015

Film gossip

Viola Davis is "fascinated" by her role in 'Suicide Squad'. The 49-year-old actress is to play government agent Amanda Waller in the Warner Bros. film centred around the super-villain mercenary team from the DC Comics Universe. Waller is a hard-nosed…

Jared Leto and Will Smith confirmed for Suicide Squad

3 Dec 2014

Film gossip

Jared Leto and Will Smith are among the stars confirmed for 'Suicide Squad'. The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor and 'Men In Black' star are among the star-studded cast confirmed for the upcoming Warner Bros. supervillain movie based on the DC comic book of…

Jai Courtney linked to Suicide Squad

13 Nov 2014

Film gossip

Jai Courtney is in talks to star in 'Suicide Squad'. According to Variety, the 'Divergent' actor is being considered for one of the starring roles in the comic book team-up - the villainous Deadshot, a rival of Batman and deadly assassin. Also recently…

Jared Leto to star as The Joker?

10 Nov 2014

Film gossip

Jared Leto is set to star as The Joker in 'Suicide Squad'. The musician and actor is reportedly in talks with Warner Brothers about playing the iconic Batman character in their new film 'Suicide Squad'. According to TheWrap, the 42-year-old 30 Seconds…

Margot Robbie 'agrees to play' Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad

10 Nov 2014

Film gossip

Margot Robbie will play Harley Quinn in new movie 'Suicide Squad'. The 24-year-old actress will play the role of The Joker's accomplice in the much-anticipated new film, which is set to open in 2016, Collider reports. Margot - who starred in 'The Wolf…

Cara Delevingne linked to role in Suicide Squad

29 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Cara Delevingne is being lined up to play Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad'. The British actress-model has become the latest big name star to be linked with a part in the eagerly-awaited DC film, which is set for release in 2016. Harley Quinn - the…

Jesse Eisenberg wanted for Suicide Squad

27 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Jesse Eisenberg is set to return as Lex Luthor in another movie. The 31-year-old actor's portrayal of the villain in 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice' has impressed Warner Bros. and DC Comics bosses so they want him to reprise the role in the…

David Ayer compares Suicide Squad to The Dirty Dozen

21 Oct 2014

Film gossip

David Ayer says new movie 'Suicide Squad' is like 'The Dirty Dozen'. The 'Fury' director has spoken about his vision for the eagerly-awaited movie based on the DC comic and revealed he's excited by the prospect of working in the genre. Asked to explain…

Tom Hardy in talks for Suicide Squad

17 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Tom Hardy, Ryan Gosling and Will Smith are close to signing on for new superhero movie 'Suicide Squad', according to reports. The trio of actors are in negotiations with Warner Bros. about lead roles in the DC Comics adventure as well as actress Margot…

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