It’s being rumored that Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder) has been cast as Amanda Waller in the Suicide Squad movie.
Davis was previously said to be a contender for the role in addition to Oprah Winfrey and Octavia Spencer.
Latino Review is reporting sources have filled them in that David has been cast; Warner Bros. has yet to make an official announcement.
In the comics, Amanda Waller is the government liaison in charge of the Suicide Squad, which is a group of villains coerced into working as a team.
Viola Davis would join Jared Leto as The Joker; Will Smith as Deadshot, Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn; Jai Courtey as playing Boomerang; Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, and Jesse Eisenberg is rumored to follow his Batman vs. Superman debut as Lex Luthor.
Suicide Squad has an August 6, 2015 release directed by David Ayer.