Daniela Melchior
YOU South Africa|26 August 2021
The Portuguese actress makes her Hollywood debut as Ratcatcher 2 in The Suicide Squad
DENNIS CAVERNELIS

In the movie, a group of convicted supervillains are conscripted into Task Force X, a shady government-run operation headed by Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) and sent on a suicide mission to the island of Corto Maltese to destroy a deadly threat to the US.

Daniela Melchoir (24) was among the hundreds of actresses from around the world who auditioned for the role of Ratcatcher 2 (in the DC Comics, her dad is the Ratcatcher, a Batman villain), a super-villain who can control swarms of rodents.

She made the shortlist of three and got the part because “she was comfortable around rats”, director James Gunn revealed, adding that about 300 000 rats were used in the film.

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