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Shailyn Pierre-Dixon plays the younger Aminata in The Book of Negroes.Joe Alblas

Shailyn Pierre-Dixon could tell you plot details relating to the upcoming blockbuster Suicide Squad, but then she would have to kill you. "Keeping the secrets for Suicide Squad is pretty hard," the young actress told CBC Radio recently, "because my friends keep asking." If Pierre-Dixon's vault is locked tight, the secret is out on her. After nabbing a Canadian Screen Award a year ago for her role in the CBC miniseries The Book of Negroes, the 13-year-old Caledon, Ont., native landed a role as the daugher of Will Smith's character in the Toronto-filmed superhero blockbuster, out on Aug. 5. Asked about Smith, the young Pierre-Dixon said that the superstar actor likes to joke around on set. But that's no secret. Brad Wheeler