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Rapper Common Joins Suicide Squad

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 04/22/2015 - 18:47


With filming taking place in Toronto on Suicide Squad, director David Ayer has added a late casting addition with rapper turned actor Common.

THR reports Common has closed a deal to join the cast, but his Suicide Squad role is unknown.

The report also mentions that Suicide Squad may feature cameo appearances by Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in addition to Ben Affleck as Batman, both of which will first appear in Batman Vs. Superman.

Common can be seen in Run All Night with Liam Neeson and had roles in Selma, Hell On Wheels, and will star with Gerard Butler in Hunter Killer.

"Suicide Squad" has an August 5, 2016 release date directed by David Ayer starring Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, and Viola Davis is playing Amanda Waller.