Viola Davis Talks SUICIDE SQUAD; Reveals How Many DC Movies She's Signed On For

Viola Davis Talks SUICIDE SQUAD; Reveals How Many DC Movies She's Signed On For

WB/DC made a great decision casting two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis as 'Amanda Waller' in Suicide Squad. Now she's opened up about her experience working with director David Ayer - and revealed just how many DCEU movies she's signed on for...


Suicide Squad has finally wrapped, and star Viola Davis has returned to filming the second season of her hit drama, How To Get Away With Murder. While talking to Deadline about her Emmy-nominated role on the ABC show, she briefly touched on her experience working on the DCEU project - praising the movie's style, tone, characters and, in particular, director David Ayer.

"I’ve been working on the film since April 1st. It sounds like a lot, but I haven’t been working every day. I haven’t done a lot of comic book movies, actually I’ve done none! DC Comics have a tendency to have darker characters. You know, Batman is a darker character, Harley Quinn, the Joker, and what David Ayer has managed to do is humanize them. I think that you see it in the trailer too–just something different about it that makes you lean in."

"What he’s explored is the pathology behind all of these characters, so you just get that extra spin that gives you the flavor and a look which is very different. And at the same time you get all the stuff that you’ve gotten before, which is the action, the special effects, the great makeup. I’m blown away by the movie. Once I saw the trailer, I was like, “Oh, my God. He really is a magician.” So, it’s been a real pleasure working on it with David Ayer."



Additionally in another interview, Davis revealed to the New York Times just how many DCEU films she's signed on for. "This is my first big superhero movie. I signed on for three, so it needed to be a great experience," she admitted. We already know Suicide Squad is one of those movies, but what could the others be? My money is on the two Justice League films - although there is a chance she makes a surprise cameo in one of DC's solo flicks. What do you think?

Suicide Squad hits theatres August 5, 2016.
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