Filming Suicide Squad gave Viola Davis heart palpitations

2016-06-22 22:00

Los Angeles - Viola Davis suffered "heart palpitations" on the set of Suicide Squad

The 50-year-old actress - who stars as Amanda Waller in the hotly-anticipated movie - has revealed she suffered a number of health issues during filming for the superhero movie because the scenes were so intense.

Speaking on E! Live from the Red Carpet, she said: "Just put it this way, it got so crazy that there were times during filming that I had heart palpitations.

"Not only heart palpitations, but at one point I said, 'Did I suffer from hearing loss? Why is my left ear still pounding?'"

And it's not the first time Viola has injured herself in a movie as she previously revealed she hurt her back getting intimate on screen in How To Get Away With Murder.

She admitted: "I blew my back out. That was in the Billy Brown scene. He threw me up against a wall. All I can say is I was totally committed to the scene.

"I just told them to slow it down for a minute. I'm going to get back into it. I have to. It's Shondaland! They're gonna have me doing all kinds of stuff with all kinds of people."

Meanwhile, a fresh batch of character posters have been revealed on the movie's Facebook page. 

See more posters here.

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