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Cara Delevingne in talks to play her first villain in DC Comics film Suicide Squad

Cara Delevingne

is shaping up to be an important actress to watch, with the

supermodel now rumoured to be in talks for Warner Bros Suicide Squad.

A fictional organisation within the DC Comics Universe, the Squad is made up of anti-hero villains who become valuable to the government and carry out high-risk operations.

carad suicidesquad

Although earlier drafts of the script did not include

Harley Quinn,

a long-time female villain associated with the Squad,


who broke the new believe this

could be who Cara is being lined up to play.

David Ayer, who recently premiered


with Brad Pitt at the

London Film Festival

, is currently heading up rewrites.This could be Cara's second high-profile role in recent months if successful.


In September,

she landed one of the most desirable female lead characters

in some time with

Paper Towns,

an adaptation of John Green's hugely popular young adult novel. She also received positive reviews for her role in

The Face of an Angel,

and gained a leading role in the

Beach Boys-themed musical All Summer Long.

Earlier in 2014

she wrapped filming

on several films including

Tulip Fever

with Dame Judi Dench, Dane DeHaan, Cressida Bonas, and Alicia Vikander, and which is being produced by Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein, and


with Hugh Jackman and Rooney Mara


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