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Harley Quinn, The Joker, Lex Luthor: What is the SUICIDE SQUAD Movie?

At this point, the only people who know what Warner Bros. is doing with the DC Cinematic Universe is Warner Bros. – and no movie makes that more apparent than Suicide Squad. It’s the first Snyderverse movie we’ll see after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, it stars a cast made up exclusively of super-villains, and it’s set to be directed by David Ayer – who until now has been known for crafting meticulously realistic action flicks like End of Watch. So how are we supposed to take the recent news that Harley Quinn, The Joker, and Lex Luthor will lead this flick?

Join Jessica Chobot on today’s Nerdist News as she explores how the many puzzle pieces of Suicide Squad could fit together, how it might give us an understanding of the DC Cinematic Universe at large, and just how the heck three of the biggest supervillains in comic history could co-exist in a movie where one or more of them might take on the role of “hero”!

Thanks for watching, and a special thanks to Halo: The Master Chief Collection for sponsoring today’s show! Don’t forget to see that real-life hoverboard put to use on this Nerdist Special Report, find out what you missed by not playing Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag, and let us know in the comments below if you think Margot Robbie and Jared Leto are a good fit for Dr. Harleen Quinzel and her Puddin’!

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  1. why do the joker and lex luthor need to be in suicide squad again?

  2. Jz says:

    It doesn’t really matter who is playing The Joker, Margot Robbie is Harley Quinn.

  3. If jered leto is the next joker I’m gonna pull a Jay and Silent Bob and go to California to stop that Atrocity from happening! He can stick to playing crossdressing cuntbags in shitty indie films!

  4. There is a rumor the President of the US will die in Dawn of JUSTICE ( 😉 ). My theory is Luthor will take over as President and become the de facto (albeit not direct) leader of the Suicide Squad in this movie.

  5. YouSaidJustin says:

    Dawn of Justin.

  6. ninafriel says:

    One correction – the hoverboard video was a Nerdist Special Report, not a Because Science

  7. Whoa. To Hell with Robbie. I say Chobot should be cast as HQ.

  8. Shadowknight says:

    MIss J, you sounded like a British version of Harley Q.