Joel Kinnaman Eyed for Rick Flagg Author: Bill "Jett" Ramey (Follow @BATMANONFILM)
February 15, 2015
Both VARIETY and THE WRAP are confirming the news first reported by LATINO-REVIEW.COM, that Joel Kinnaman is being eyed by Warner Bros. to play Rick Flagg in director Ayrer's SUICIDE SQUAD.
Kinneman would replace Tom Hardy who had to drop out a month ago. Jake Gyllenhaal was offered the role, but passed. Kinneman - who played Robocop in the recent reboot - would join a cast that includes Will Smith Deadshot, Jared Leto as The Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller.