Viola Davis Stars In ‘SUICIDE SQUAD’ As “Amanda Waller” [Video]

From director David Ayer (Fury, End of Watch) comes Suicide Squad, starring Oscar nominee Will Smith, Oscar winner Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman and Oscar nominee Viola Davis.

Check out the special trailer clip above that features Viola playing a character by the name of “Amanda Waller,” which is a fictional character that appeared in American comic books published by DC Comics created by John Ostrander, Len Wein and John Byrne.

Despite not possessing any superpowers, Amanda is a powerful antagonist and sometime-ally to the superheroes of the DC Universe, often serving as an antihero. Waller is typically portrayed as a ruthless, high-ranking government official who uses intelligence, guile, and sheer intimidation to achieve her aims, often in the name of national security.