Jared Leto has reportedly signed on as The Joker, while Will Smith will play Deadshot in the new Warner Brothers/DC movie Suicide Squad. Hollywoodreporter.com reports both actors are close to signing deals and shooting will begin soon in Toronto.

The movie will be directed by David Ayer and also stars Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie along with a rumored appearance from Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor. The studio continues to search for someone to play the role of Amanda Waller, a character who has been compared to Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury role with S.H.E.I.L.D.

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Suicide Squad is scheduled to be released in theaters in August of 2016.

Here's a little more of what Suicide Squad is all about.