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Will Smith and Jared Leto confirmed for Suicide Squad

Will Smith and Jared Leto are officially set to star in supervillain film Suicide Squad.

Following months of casting rumors, bosses at Warner Bros. announced the full cast of the much-anticipated DC Comics big screen adaptation on Tuesday (02Dec14).


Smith will play Batman nemesis Deadshot and Oscar winner Leto will take on The Joker, while The Wolf of Wall Street star Margot Robbie will play his character's girlfriend, Harley Quinn.


Jai Courtney will portray Boomerang, model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne is set to play Enchantress, and Tom Hardy will lead the group as Rick Flagg.


Fury's David Ayer will direct the movie, which will be based on the comic book series about a group of supervillains who are given a chance to redeem themselves in a deadly mission.


The film is slated to hit cinemas on 5 August, 2016.