According to two separate sources, Scott Eastwood (The Longest Ride, Fury Road) and heavyweight boxer-turned-actor Raymond Olubowale have joined the cast of David Ayer’s ‘Suicide Squad.’
The Canada Entertainment news show etalk caught up with Scott Eastwood in Toronto and confirmed that he will be working on ‘Suicide Squad.’ There are no details yet on what Eastwood’s role will entail.
In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Raymond Olubowale (Resident Evil) confirmed that he has landed a role in the movie. Olubowale said, “It’s fantastic, genuinely fantastic. It’s an opportunity to never grow up. You’re just one big kid playing make-believe and you’re compensated well.” No other details were released, but fans are speculating that Olubowale could be playing King Shark.
What do you guys think about the latest addition to Suicide Squad?
Based on the DC comicbook, the story centers on the team of supervillains who are given a chance at redemption by the government. The catch: Their mission will probably kill them all.
Written and Directed by David Ayer. Produced by Charles Roven and Richard Suckle. Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Colin Wilson and Geoff Johns are serving as executive producers.
Stars: Jared Leto as The Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress. Jesse Eisenberg is still in talks to reprise his role as Lex Luthor.
‘Suicide Squad’ is set to be released on August 5th, 2016.