David Ayer (Fury) would direct. Except the Suicide Squad are not heroes, they're villains! While big names like Will Smith, Tom Hardy and Jared Leto have all been rumored for various roles, today it was revealed that Margot Robbie is being cast as Harley Quinn, the beloved character who made her debut in Batman: The Animated Series.
Harley Quinn was created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, the brilliant minds behind numerous cherished cartoons based on beloved DC characters. Quinn is actually a psychiatrist named Dr, Harleen Frances Quinzel. In some iterations she was a psychiatrist assigned to the Joker in Arkham Asylum, before falling in love with him. She became his sometimes girlfriend, and sidekick. The character became so popular, she can be seen in numerous mediums.
While we're waiting for the rest of the squad to be cast, we now know Robbie is our generations first Harley Quinn.