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James Gunn Officially Confirms The Suicide Squad Cast

Director James Gunn has taken to Twitter to officially confirm the full The Suicide Squad cast, his upcoming reboot/sequel of the anti-hero team from the pages of DC Comics.

The Suicide Squad cast includes: David Dastmalchian, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Joaquín Cosío, Nathan Fillion, Joel Kinnaman, Maylin Ng, Flula Borg, Sean Gunn, Juan Deigo Botto, Storm Reid, Pete Davidson, Taika Waititi, Alice Brage, Steve Agee, Tinashe Kajese, Daniela Melchior, Peter Capaldi, Julio Ruiz, Jennifer Holland, Viola Davis, Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, and Michael Rooker.

Davis, Robbie, Courtney, and  Kinnaman will all seemingly play the same roles they had in the 2016 film with Amanda Waller, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, and Rick Flag, respectively. The cast is also stacked with other James Gunn alums like David Dastmalchian, Nathan Fillion, Sean Gunn, Steve Agee, and Michael Rooker, plus fellow Marvel creatives like Taika Waititi.

The movie is written and directed by Gunn. Chuck Roven and Peter Safran will serve as producers. Nik Korda is executive producing the movie.

The Suicide Squad will hit theaters on August 6, 2021.

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Disney Rehires James Gunn To Direct Guardians of The Galaxy 3

Disney has rehired James Gunn to write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3.

Gunn was hired by Warner Bros. in October to write and possibly direct a sequel to “Suicide Squad.” Gunn will finish the Suicide Squad sequel before Marvel Studios begins production on Guardians of the Galaxy 3. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters on August 6, 2021.

Disney fired Gunn in July from directing the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s third Guardians movie after offensive tweets resurfaced from years ago in which Gunn made jokes about child abuse.

Gunn took to social media to post a heartfelt thank you message:

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James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad Will Be Released On August 6, 2021

It’s been a busy day for DC movies at Warner Bros. Pictures. The Suicide Squad which was previously known as Suicide Squad 2 will be released on August 6, 2021.

James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) is writing the script for the film and will direct the film.

2016’s Suicide Squad was directed and written by David Ayer and starred Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jared Leto, Ezra Miller, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Cara Delevingne and Joel Kinnaman. No word on who will return for the 2021 follow-up?

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