Jake Gyllenhaal passes on Suicide Squad; the search for Rick Flag continues
Last week it was reported that Tom Hardy had dropped out of Warner Bros. upcoming SUICIDE SQUAD. He was set to take the role of Rick Flag, the Squad's leader. While rumors circulated about the real reason behind Hardy's departure, another name was thrown into the mix, Jake Gyllenhaal.
Well the team is still a member short as Variety reports that Jake Gyllenhaal has passed on the role. The movie is going into production this spring and still currently stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne, with David Ayer directing.
So back to the drawing board as they say; who will fill in the role of Rick Flag on the superhero team? We will update you when there’s more information.
SUICIDE SQUAD will be released August 5, 2016.
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