“Suicide Squad assemble! The first big team-up of the quickly forming DC Cinematic Universe flips the Avengers-style format on its head, and a new photo of the dirty half-dozen gives us a better idea of what these big personalities will look like sharing the frame.
Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Katana (Karen Fukuhara), Rick Flagg (Joel Kinnaman), Deadshot (Will Smith) and Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney) all got together for the shot featured in USA Today’s story about the shared universe, which also contained some new info about Ben Affleck’s role in Suicide Squad.
Director David Ayer shared his enthusiasm for the day that Affleck came to set to film his brief role in the film as the Squad’s caped nemesis. “We made him fight,” Ayer said. “He’s awesome (as Batman)…. You really sense that but for the grace of God he himself would be doing some really foul stuff out in the world…”