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Do they really need some big star for Rick Flagg? They've already got quite a few big name actors in this.
Probably not they have enough big name stars but it could be nice.
I admittedly know very little about the Rick Flagg character outside of his appearance in the JLU cartoon, but since he's a straight-laced military type, they can put any competent blond-haired, bodybuilder physique-having actor into the role.
Casting rumors for Suicide Squad.
Sam Lane sounds like someone who really should have been in Man of Steel if he existed in this universe. What's going to be the in-universe explanation for him to never be brought in during the planet-threatening situation concerning his daughter and the US Army?
Jason Clarke? Joe Manganiello? I mean, I know Jason Clarke was in Zero Dark Thirty and the second Planet of the Apes reboot movie, but what has Joe Manganiello done?
Just cast Ron Perlman as Deathstroke and this film will make bank.
edited 27th Jan '15 4:08:54 PM by higherbrainpattern
Joe is mainly known from True Blood but I don't know how good his acting was in it.
He's also known for Magic Mike and How I Met Your Mother. Don't know much about his more serious acting chops, but he certainly has a strong physical presence.
I didn't know he was in How I Met Your Mother. I don't know what episode he was in or who he played.
He was in like 8 episodes as Brad, Marshall's law school buddy. They would have brunch together.
Now I remember him.
David Ayer tweeting about Suicide Squad first he said:
Then an hour later he tweeted:
Here are the comics he is using for inspiration.◊
Margot Robbie and Will Smith talk about Suicide Squad.
Will Smith talks Deadshot, Hancock, and Con-man in Focus.
edited 12th Feb '15 11:04:36 AM by Halberdier17
Joel Kinnaman to play Rick Flagg in Suicide Squad.
Liked him in Robo Cop and the(swedish original)Fast Money movies.
@Napoleon The fact that his daughter was involved would be all one needs for his superiors to say "Nope you will not be in charge for this one."
Not in charge, obviously, but not even negotiating? Of course, some versions of Sam and Lois downright hate each other, so if they're following the same logic here, then yeah...
They are planning photography on Suicide Squad.◊
David Ayer posted this as a rough concept.◊
edited 15th Feb '15 10:16:11 AM by Halberdier17
A bald figure OMG it has to be Lex Luthor because, like, there's no other bald guys whatsoever in the DC Universe OMG OMG OMG.
... there, now that we got that out of the way... well, that pic doesn't really tell us anything whatsoever, but thank you anyway.
edited 15th Feb '15 11:31:43 AM by NapoleonDeCheese
We do know a bus crashes into a building and multiple cars are flipped over or on top of other cars.
And then the Joker plays chicken with the hero speeding towards him in a motorcycle, I assume.
Of course not. This being Suicide Squad, the Joker plays chicken with the villain speeding towards him on a motorcycle.
One would suspect that the villain, being a villain, would just run him down and then there would be no more Joker.
The Joker's move from The Dark Knight only works against someone with Batman's ethical principles.
... that was a joke.
Even so, given how the Joker is the kind of guy crazy enough to rig himself up with explosives, ramming into him in a motorcycle might not be the smartest thing for a street level villain to do either.
Cara Delevingne is reportedly seeing a shrink to prepare for her role in Suicide Squad.
The Enchantress is schizophrenic so she wants to know how to portray that properly on screen.
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