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The team :  a fictional antihero team appearing in DC Comics. The first version of the Suicide Squad debuted in The Brave and the Bold #25 (September 1959), and the second and modern version, created by John Ostrander, debuted in Legends #3 (January 1987). One of the two teams saves the world from a threatening race of savages.

The modern incarnation of the Suicide Squad is a team of incarcerated super villains who carry out secret missions in exchange for reduced prison sentences. The Suicide Squad’s name alludes to the dangerous nature of their missions. The team is based out of Belle Reve Penitentiary under the directorship of Amanda Waller.

Various incarnations of the Suicide Squad have existed throughout the years as depicted in several self-titled comic book series, from its origins in the Silver Age, to its modern-day post-Crisis re-imagining, to the current version that was introduced in 2016 DC Rebirth continuity reboot. The current incarnation of the team appears in the fifth volume of the Suicide Squad comic series, and the recurring members include Captain Boomerang, Deadshot, Enchantress, Harley Quinn, Katana, and Killer Croc.

The Movie :  Written and directed by David Ayer and starring an ensemble cast featuring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, and Cara Delevingne ; the movie is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). In Suicide Squad, a secret government agency led by Amanda Waller recruits imprisoned super-villains to execute dangerous black ops missions and save the world from a powerful threat, in exchange for reduced sentences.

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