It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it:
Set for release Aug. 5, 2016, the movie is based on the DC book about a team of supervillains who do dirty work for the government in exchange for commuted sentences.
Smith will play the assassin Deadshot, Hardy will play rogue soldier Rick Flagg, Leto will play the Joker, Robbie will play his on-and-off girlfriend Harley Quinn, Courtney will play Boomerang (a guy who throws boomerangs), and Delevingne will play the spellcaster Enchantress.
The star-studded cast features a pair of superhero-movie veterans in Smith (
"Suicide Squad" will also serve as a reunion for Smith and Robbie, who co-star in Warner's upcoming movie "Focus."
Ayer, whose films as a writer and/or director include "Training Day,"
Warner first announced "Suicide Squad" in October as part of an ambitious slate of superhero movies based on DC properties scheduled through 2020.