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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joins Suicide Squad as Batman villain Killer Croc

03.31.2015

In a surprising late addition to the growing cast of SUICIDE SQUAD, Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje will join as Batman villain Killer Croc. The Wrap cites sources but both the studio and representatives for the actor have declined to comment. If this turns out to be legit, Killer Croc will represent the least human character to date in the DC Comics Cinematic Universe.

Akinnouye-Agjabe is no stranger to comic book films having played a Dark Elf in THOR: THE DARK WORLD. The actor is best known for his roles on HBO's Oz and the ABC hit series Lost. He joins the large cast that also includes Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Cara Delevingne, and Jay Hernandez. Rumors abound that Jesse Eisenberg will play Lex Luthor but that has yet to be confirmed.

Various versions of Killer Croc have ranged from a disease that gives the appearance of scales to a more anthropomorphized lizard creature. The true identity of Killer Croc remains consistent as being Waylon Jones and has primarily appeared in Batman comics. I think this brings an imposing, Groot/Hulk presence to the team but I was still hoping the animal-man in SUICIDE SQUAD would be King Shark.

SUICIDE SQUAD is slated to open on August 5, 2016.

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Source: The Wrap

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1:59PM on 04/01/2015

Least human?

Wrong, tat would be Superman. Killer Croc is a big strong dude with a condition. Superman is not human at all.

Good news, love the character though I do not care for the change to him making him more "lizard" like.
Wrong, tat would be Superman. Killer Croc is a big strong dude with a condition. Superman is not human at all.

Good news, love the character though I do not care for the change to him making him more "lizard" like.
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3:29AM on 04/01/2015
Edited for clarity: Early April Fools joke? This sounds too good to be true.
Edited for clarity: Early April Fools joke? This sounds too good to be true.
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3:28AM on 04/01/2015
Nice to see they are finally utilizing the more out there villains from the Batman comics. I am fine with the Joker, but to keep doing the usual Riddler, Catwoman & The Penguin, gets very tiresome & been there done that. Great casting as well.
Nice to see they are finally utilizing the more out there villains from the Batman comics. I am fine with the Joker, but to keep doing the usual Riddler, Catwoman & The Penguin, gets very tiresome & been there done that. Great casting as well.
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1:16AM on 04/01/2015

Hell yeah!

Near perfect casting.
Near perfect casting.
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1:01AM on 04/01/2015
On another site they said it was for King Shark
On another site they said it was for King Shark
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3:18PM on 04/01/2015
no, there is no site reporting him for king shark. King Shark is in it but its a different actor.
no, there is no site reporting him for king shark. King Shark is in it but its a different actor.
12:56AM on 04/01/2015
Awesome! He is a great actor and Killer Croc is tits on a Ritz.
Awesome! He is a great actor and Killer Croc is tits on a Ritz.
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12:53AM on 04/01/2015
On another site they said it was for King Shark
On another site they said it was for King Shark
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11:24PM on 03/31/2015
They will probably do the version of Croc that Lee Bermejo drew. The massive black gang leader with a skin condition, sharpened teeth and taste for raw human meat.
They will probably do the version of Croc that Lee Bermejo drew. The massive black gang leader with a skin condition, sharpened teeth and taste for raw human meat.
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10:16PM on 03/31/2015
I was starting to wonder if there was an unofficial rule about actors appearing in both the MCU films and the new DCU films. I may be wrong, but I think he's the first actor to do both. Granted he was barely in Thor 2 and I'm not sure how big his part will be here. It'll be cool to see Killer Croc, but it would be cooler if he was fighting batman.
I was starting to wonder if there was an unofficial rule about actors appearing in both the MCU films and the new DCU films. I may be wrong, but I think he's the first actor to do both. Granted he was barely in Thor 2 and I'm not sure how big his part will be here. It'll be cool to see Killer Croc, but it would be cooler if he was fighting batman.
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9:01PM on 03/31/2015

Perfect casting...

great actor and I'm hoping they make him the Killer Croc we all know and love!
great actor and I'm hoping they make him the Killer Croc we all know and love!
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8:52PM on 03/31/2015
AA-A was always my #1 choice for Black Panther. At least he's still getting parts in cool stuff.

HOPEFULLY cool, that is.
AA-A was always my #1 choice for Black Panther. At least he's still getting parts in cool stuff.

HOPEFULLY cool, that is.
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8:17PM on 03/31/2015
Adebisi in the house!!! This guy knows how to be menacing. Good news.
Adebisi in the house!!! This guy knows how to be menacing. Good news.
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7:55PM on 03/31/2015
My personal pick would've been Kevin Grievioux but Akinnoyuye-Agbaje works too!
My personal pick would've been Kevin Grievioux but Akinnoyuye-Agbaje works too!
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7:37PM on 03/31/2015
Fantastic news. Been waiting for DC to expand the arsenal of villians to go up against Batman that wasn't Joker, Catwoman, Two Face, etc.

Been waiting a long time to finally see Killer Croc and they couldn't have picked a better actor for it. The guy absolutely owned on Lost and was one of the best parts of the series (and there were a lot).

After seeing what Ayer did with Fury, I'm anticipating this one greatly.
Fantastic news. Been waiting for DC to expand the arsenal of villians to go up against Batman that wasn't Joker, Catwoman, Two Face, etc.

Been waiting a long time to finally see Killer Croc and they couldn't have picked a better actor for it. The guy absolutely owned on Lost and was one of the best parts of the series (and there were a lot).

After seeing what Ayer did with Fury, I'm anticipating this one greatly.
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7:33PM on 03/31/2015
Man, the cast is really shaping up real good!
Man, the cast is really shaping up real good!
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7:14PM on 03/31/2015
Highly disappointed. I've always wanted to see him in a Batman movie
Highly disappointed. I've always wanted to see him in a Batman movie
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7:26PM on 03/31/2015
he's a batman villain...the fact that hes showing up should make you happy, means he could show up in a future batman movie
he's a batman villain...the fact that hes showing up should make you happy, means he could show up in a future batman movie
4:35AM on 04/01/2015
They would probably never let him headline. They don't seem to think a Batman monster movie would work
They would probably never let him headline. They don't seem to think a Batman monster movie would work
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7:10PM on 03/31/2015
I'm guessing they'll play it as more of a "skin diseased guy with a badass nickname" more than an actual 12 foot tall crocodile man. Wouldn't be surprised if the same thing happens with King Shark. And I'm okay with that.
I'm guessing they'll play it as more of a "skin diseased guy with a badass nickname" more than an actual 12 foot tall crocodile man. Wouldn't be surprised if the same thing happens with King Shark. And I'm okay with that.
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6:42PM on 03/31/2015

whoa

This is some exciting news. Adewale is a great actor, and I know he'll be awesome as Croc, but that's not really what I'm excited about. Having a character like Killer Croc enter the realistic Batman universe we've been getting is going to open up a serious Batman story very similar in tone to the Arkham games. This is so fantastic.

How much longer do we have to wait to see Clayface?????
This is some exciting news. Adewale is a great actor, and I know he'll be awesome as Croc, but that's not really what I'm excited about. Having a character like Killer Croc enter the realistic Batman universe we've been getting is going to open up a serious Batman story very similar in tone to the Arkham games. This is so fantastic.

How much longer do we have to wait to see Clayface?????
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6:41PM on 03/31/2015
"I was still hoping the animal-man in SUICIDE SQUAD would be King Shark."


Guess you missed yesterdays casting Alex.
"I was still hoping the animal-man in SUICIDE SQUAD would be King Shark."


Guess you missed yesterdays casting Alex.
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5:39PM on 03/31/2015
This is just too damn awesome! Love me some Killer Croc!!!!!!!
This is just too damn awesome! Love me some Killer Croc!!!!!!!
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5:35PM on 03/31/2015
I like that guy. and if it's true, I see no problem with the pick. Hopefully the whole Suicide Squad thing works out. Seems like they are putting a ton into it.
I like that guy. and if it's true, I see no problem with the pick. Hopefully the whole Suicide Squad thing works out. Seems like they are putting a ton into it.
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4:48PM on 03/31/2015
Even if it's a cameo, so rad to finally see croc on the big screen. I can't even fathom how many nifty Easter eggs this flick will have. Stoked
Even if it's a cameo, so rad to finally see croc on the big screen. I can't even fathom how many nifty Easter eggs this flick will have. Stoked
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4:47PM on 03/31/2015
Hell yeah! He'll always be Altruistic Yet Prison Raping Adebisi to me, though!
Hell yeah! He'll always be Altruistic Yet Prison Raping Adebisi to me, though!
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4:45PM on 03/31/2015
King Shark vs. Killer Crock. MAke it happen DC!
King Shark vs. Killer Crock. MAke it happen DC!
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4:36PM on 03/31/2015

Arkham!!

Well since we now know a good chunk of the film will indeed take place in Arkham Asylum, it's safe to assume a lot of the recent additions will simply be inmates that share space with the Joker. This is easily one of my most anticipated films of next year.
Well since we now know a good chunk of the film will indeed take place in Arkham Asylum, it's safe to assume a lot of the recent additions will simply be inmates that share space with the Joker. This is easily one of my most anticipated films of next year.
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4:44PM on 03/31/2015
There are seven comic book films for next year and five of htem are all my five most anticipated. This comes in just behind Batman Superman.
There are seven comic book films for next year and five of htem are all my five most anticipated. This comes in just behind Batman Superman.
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4:31PM on 03/31/2015
Interesting
Interesting
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