Warner Bros. have named Will Smith, Tom Hardy and Jared Leto among the cast for the upcoming Suicide Squad film.Smith will star as Deadshot, Hardy will play the group's leader, Rick Flag, and 30 Seconds to Mars singer Leto will take on the role of The Joker.The cast also includes Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.
It was also confirmed that the film, which is based on the DC Comics series, will be released on 5 August 2016.
The Suicide Squad is a group of villains who have changed their ways and now work for the government in high-risk missions.
They first appeared in comics in 1959.
David Ayer, who recently released the World War II tank thriller Fury, will write and direct the film.
DC Comics recently announced that there would be a Wonder Woman film released in 2017.
Gal Gadot, who will play the character in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, has been given the lead role.
As well as starring in 2016's Dawn of Justice, Ben Affleck will also take on the role of Batman in Justice League Part One -which is scheduled for release the following year.