‘Suicide Squad’: The Gang Gets Their Close-Ups

     July 8, 2016

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Yesterday, we got six new Suicide Squad images along with four magazine covers. Today, EW has released 11 profile images of the squad members. The images also come with brief bits of info. Most of the info was covered in the new synopsis, but there are also little hints that this gang of villains isn’t all bad. For example, Deadshot is “still trying to do right by his young daughter,” and Diablo “has squelched his fire-conjuring powers to a solitary flame as penance for the horrors he inflicted on those he’s loved.” So they’re still bad guys, but not there are some redeeming aspects for some.

Check out the new Suicide Squad images below. The The film opens August 5th and stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, Cara Delevingne, Viola Davis, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adam Beach, Jay Hernandez, and Karen Fukahara.

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Here’s the official synopsis for Suicide Squad:

Suicide Squad follows the events of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and takes place in a post-Superman world where the government tries to determine how to respond in the event that an alien with more villainous intentions visits Earth. Ruthless intelligence officer Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) offers to recruit society’s worst criminals, those possessing lethal skills and superhuman powers. Her first target: the possessed archaeologist June Moone/Enchantress (Cara Delevingne).

 

When Midway City is threatened by a powerful mystical enemy, Waller’s plan gets the go-ahead. She cuts deals with the whole squad of prisoners: Deadshot (Will Smith) gets his Second Amendment rights ­reinstated, Harley (Margot Robbie) is set free from her cage, Diablo (Jay ­Hernandez) steps out of his fireproof prison, Boomerang (Jai Courtney) and Slipknot (Adam Beach) each get to wield their signature weapons once more, and Killer Croc ­(Adewale Akinnuoye-­Agbaje) emerges from the swamp. The only condition is this: Obey orders or die. This is strictly enforced by squad leader Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), the samurai Katana (Karen Fukuhara), and of course the explosive devices – developed by Wayne Enterprises – inserted into their necks. However, the arrival of the tatted-up Gotham City mega-criminal, the Joker (Jared Leto), might doom the mission thanks to his plan to reunite with his true love, Harley.


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