It looks like Suicide Squad finally has their woman.
After months of rumor, speculation and open discussion by the actress herself, Viola Davis has confirmed that she'll play Amanda Waller in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie. The casting was made real when Davis confirmed it while at Sunday's Academy Awards presentation in an interview with CTV's eTalk. Here's the video, from eTalk's Twitter page:
Suicide Squad is scheduled to debut August 5, 2016, and will co-star Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and Jared Leto as the Joker.