Viola Davis in Suicide Squad
Viola Davis in Suicide Squad Warner Bros. Pictures

Watch Viola Davis Lay Down the Law in the New Suicide Squad Trailer

Jul 19, 2016

As part of the lead-up to Suicide Squad's Aug. 5 debut, Warner Bros. released an extended promo Monday spotlighting cutthroat government agent Amanda Waller — played by Viola Davis — the squad's puppet master.

The minute-long clip shows Waller talking to her right-hand man — tactical expert Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman) — as she explains the mission to him. "Flag, it's a need to know. And all you need to know is that you work for me," she says. "Everyone has a weakness, and a weakness can be leveraged."

Viewers can also catch a glimpse of a few of the villainous squad members — including the Joker (Jared Leto), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and Deadshot (Will Smith).

Watch the trailer below.

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