19 Dec '14, 12am

Viola Davis is set to join the supervillains of #SuicideSquad

The actress seen in "The Help" and "How to Get Away with Murder" will play Amanda Waller in the upcoming DC Comics adaptation, Latino Review reports. In the original comics, Amanda Waller is the government agent who gives orders to the Suicide Squad, a group of supervillains that includes The Joker, among others. To be helmed by David Ayer ("Fury"), the feature will center on a group of characters accustomed to hatching evil schemes and battling Batman or Superman. Convicted and imprisoned, the supervillains agree to undertake life-threatening missions for the US government in exchange for reduced sentences. "It's a 'Dirty Dozen' with supervillains," Ayer told the British magazine Empire. Viola Davis is on track to play Amanda Waller, but only if shooting can be worked around her TV schedule, which includes starring in "How to Get Away with Murder." If an arrangement is re...

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