The report, which was also posted to Umberto Gonzalez's Instagram, states that Eastwood -- who previously starred in "Suicide Squad" director David Ayer's "Fury" -- has signed on to play Steve Trevor. It's theorized that the character, most known as Wonder Woman's primary love interest, will debut in "Squad" before moving on to a role in 2017's "Wonder Woman" starring Gal Gadot.
Additionally, boxer Raymond Olubowale is rumored to be performing motion capture as supervillain King Shark. He's rumored to also have a human role as a member of Amanda Waller's security detail. King Shark has been a notable member of recent incarnations of Suicide Squad, including the version featured in the New 52.
"Suicide Squad" opens on August 5, 2016.
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