The Kray twins were arrested on , having narrowly avoided being sent to prison several times.
Here’s the official cast/character list: Jared Leto – The Joker Will Smith – Deadshot Tom Hardy – Rick Flag Margot Robbie – Harley Quinn Jai Courtney – Boomerang Cara Delevingne – Enchantress “Suicide Squad,” directed by David Ayer and produced by Charles Roven and Richard Suckle, will begin shooting next April in Toronto. Warners still has the role of Amanda Waller, the character who oversees the team (similar to Nick Fury in the Marvel universe), to cast before the film goes into production.
According to insiders, Jesse Eisenberg is also in talks to play Lex Luthor in the film, a role he will first play in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” though the status of his deal is unknown. The studio’s shortlist of actresses being eyed for the role includes Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Oprah Winfrey, whom sources say would be WB’s first choice for the part. to Join ‘Captain America 3′ (EXCLUSIVE) Leto, who is making his first pic since winning the Oscar for “Dallas Buyers Club,” is repped by CAA and Untitled.
Smith can be seen next in Warner Bros.’ “Focus” which also stars Robbie.
Both are reppped by CAA, with Robbie also repped by Management 360 and Aran Michael Management, and Smith repped by Overbrook Entertainment.
The WME-repped Delevingne, an English model-turned-actress, can next be seen in Warner Bros.’ “Pan.” Courtney appears in the upcoming “Terminator” reboot as well as Universal’s “Unbroken” and Lionsgate’s “Insurgent,” and is repped by UTA and Silver Lining Entertainment.
The writer and director is Brian Helgeland, who won an Oscar for his 1997 film LA Confidential.
Legend will chart the relationship between the Kray twins, described in their day as the most dangerous men in Britain.
, which will depict the tortured relationship between the brothers.
Production has just started on the Brian Helgeland-scripted and directed film, which will concentrate on the life of Reggie Kray, the elder brother by ten minutes, as he seeks to control the psychotic tendencies of his younger twin.