David Ayer will be shooting DC’s Suicide Squad in Toronto for Warner Bros., Hollywood Reporter announced.
With pre-production set to proceed in February, the Fury director will be behind the rolling camera from April to September.
Jai Courtney, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto are in final negotiations for roles. Colin Wilson is set to produce.
Also known as Task Force X, the Suicide Squad revolves around convicted supervillains who are given a chance for freedom and/or redemption through dangerous missions Their first appearance was in The Brave and The Bold #25. The current roster features Black Manta, Deadshot, Deathstroke, Joker's Daughter and Harley Quinn.
The WB film, which has been in development for quite some time, is scheduled to hit theaters on Aug. 5, 2016. It's one film on the Warner Bros. Massive DC Entertainment Slate that was announced in October.