This latest announcement follows on the heels of several tattoo-inspired character posters for the film. The images debuted across the stars' various Twitter accounts; the main Suicide Squad account's tweets state, "The #SuicideSquad is ready to leave its mark on #SXSW. #HarleysTattooParlor." promoting the movie's presentation at the South by Southwest film festival, which will run March 11 through 20 in Austin, TX.
- Suicide Squad (@SuicideSquadWB) March 11, 2016
"Suicide Squad," based on the DC Comics team and starring Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Will Smith as Deadshot, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc, Karen Fukuhara as Katana, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, Jay Hernandez as El Diablo and Adam Beach as Slipknot, is scheduled for release on Aug. 5, 2016.