Author-directorJames Gunnhonest published the fleshy cast for his upcomingSuicide Squadreboot, and it comprises several colossal names.
In all likelihood the fundamental takeaway is thatThe Suicide Squadcast checklist officially confirmsMargot Robbiewill reprise her role as Harley Quinn within the new movie (she’s also playing the character in Warner Bros’. upcomingBirds of Prey). The checklist also confirms Joel Kinnaman returning as govt agent Rick Flag, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, andViola Davisas Amanda Waller.
There’s a appreciable sequence of new names to the franchise, most of whom beget been as a minimum floated within the click over the final several months.
There’sIdris Elbaplaying an unnamed new character,Guardians of the Galaxyworn Michael Rooker (reportedly playing King Shark), Nathan Fillion (Firefly), WWE well-known particular person John Cena, Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) Pete Davidson (Saturday Night Dwell, and reportedly honest doing a cameo), David Dastmalchian (The Murky Knight, and reportedly playing Polka-Dot Man), and newcomer Daniela Melchior (reportedly as Ratcatcher).
Here’s the fleshy checklist, with a tease from Gunn that means the movie might maybe desire a high physique depend:
Actors who were in David Ayer’s seriously lambasted 2016Suicide Squadnonetheless arenow noton the checklist right here encompassWill Smithas Deadshot (he it looks to be had a scheduling conflict), Jared Leto’s Joker, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Karen Fukuhara’s Katana, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s Killer Croc.
Also absent isGuardians’ Dave Bautista, wholobbied for a assignment within the movieand heavily supported Gunn genuine by his ouster from Disney over worn tweets, and some conception he might maybe demonstrate up right here.
Despite some returning characters, producer Peter Safran has acknowledged the movie, which is also written by Gunn, “is a entire reboot” and now not a sequel. “It’s every part you can perhaps hope from a James Gunn script, and I have faith that claims plenty and that promises plenty and I know that we are going to ship plenty,” he acknowledged.
Gunn has acknowledged that Warner Bros. known as him to beget in thoughts tacklingSuicide Squadinside two days of his firing from Disney’sGuardiansfranchise. “I don’t suppose I’ve had as great fun writing a script since perchanceSpoil of day of the Tiresome,” heknowledgeable Reduce back-off date. Disney later rehired Gunn to work onGuardians 3.
The Suicide Squadwill be launched Aug. 6, 2021.
Linked boom material:
- Margot Robbie displays Harley Quinn’s new peepBirds of Prey
- Will Smith won’t be aid as Deadshot inSuicide Squadnote-up