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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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Idris Elba To Replace Will Smith In The Suicide Squad

A week ago it was reported that Will Smith would not reprise his role as Deadshot in Warner Bros. and DC Films The Suicide Squad. Now Director James Gunn and the studio have selected Idris Elba (Pacific Rim, Star Trek Beyond) to replace Smith as the expert assassin.

Margot Robbie will skip this sequel as well.

Former Guardians of the Galaxy director James  Gunn will write and direct The Suicide Squad, which will act as a soft reboot for the franchise. Deadshot is one of the key characters on the comic book team. However, Deadshot made his debut as a Batman villain before joining the Suicide Squad. He was also featured in The Secret Six, and headlined a few solo adventures.

Warner Bros. has scheduled The Suicide Squad for August 6, 2021.

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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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