The Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad
  • 2021
  • US
  • Directed by: James Gunn
  • Cast: Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Idris Elba, Jai Courtney, John Cena, Viola Davis, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Amanda Rabinowitz

Confusingly-titled sequel to Suicide Squad.

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James Gunn had emotional time filming The Suicide Squad

3 Mar 2020

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James Gunn has opened up on all the emotional challenges he faced whilst filming 'The Suicide Squad'. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director began production on the sequel to the 2016 DC Extended Universe movie last year with Margot Robbie, Joel…

Marvel Studios didn't know James Gunn was directing The Suicide Squad

1 Mar 2020

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Marvel Studios didn't know James Gunn was directing 'The Suicide Squad' when they rehired him to helm 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'. The 53-year-old filmmaker was fired as the director of the 'Guardians' franchise following the emergence of a series…

Nathan Fillion will always accept James Gunn roles

1 Mar 2020

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Nathan Fillion will always say yes to James Gunn. The 48-year-old actor didn't hesitate when he was offered a role in 'The Suicide Squad', and he heaped praise on the filmmaker's skills as "an amazing storyteller" while admitting there was no chance of…

Nathan Fillion feels anxious about The Suicide Squad speculation

21 Feb 2020

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Nathan Fillion feels anxious when people ask him about 'The Suicide Squad'. The 48-year-old actor has been cast alongside the likes of Margot Robbie, Viola Davis and Jai Courtney in the James Gunn-directed movie – but Nathan is desperate to avoid…

John Cena 'blown away' by The Suicide Squad script

14 Jan 2020

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John Cena was "blown away" by the script for 'The Suicide Squad'. The 42-year-old WWE wrestler-turned-actor has an undisclosed role in the DC Extended Universe blockbuster and admits the first time he read James Gunn's story for the action sequel to…

David Ayer turned down the chance to direct The Suicide Squad

9 Jan 2020

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David Ayer turned down the chance to direct 'The Suicide Squad'. The 51-year-old filmmaker has revealed he passed up on the opportunity to head up the follow-up to his 2016 film as he wanted to focus on other projects. 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director…

Peter Capaldi 'joins The Suicide Squad cast'

4 Sep 2019

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Peter Capaldi has reportedly joined the cast of 'The Suicide Squad'. The former 'Doctor Who' star – who played the titular Time Lord for three season between 2014 and 2017 – is said to be lined up for a role in James Gunn's upcoming DC Comics sequel.

James Gunn to reveal The Suicide Squad news 'very soon'

2 Sep 2019

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James Gunn is to "release some news very soon" on 'The Suicide Squad'. The movie's director responded to a user on Twitter who asked when fans can expect some more information and pictures from the follow-up to the 2016 DC ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad…

Taika Waititi in talks for Suicide Squad 2 role

28 Aug 2019

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Taika Waititi is reportedly in talks for 'The Suicide Squad'. The 'Thor: Ragnarok' filmmaker – who also played Korg in both that movie and 'Avengers: Endgame' – is said to be holding negotiations for a role in the Warner Bros. sequel to the 2016 comic…

Nathan Fillion boards The Suicide Squad

26 Aug 2019

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Nathan Fillion has reportedly joined the cast of 'The Suicide Squad'. The 48-year-old actor, who has a long-history with the movie's director, James Gunn, having previously starred in his films 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 'Slither' and 'Super', is the…

Flula Borg joins The Suicide Squad

20 Aug 2019

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Flula Borg has joined the cast of 'The Suicide Squad'. The 37-year-old actor is set to star in James Gunn's follow-up to the 2016 DC ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad' – which is thought to be a reboot of sorts rather than a direct sequel – in an as-yet…

Storm Reid joins Suicide Squad

11 Jul 2019

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Storm Reid has joined James Gunn's 'The Suicide Squad'. The 16-year-old actress is set to play Idris Elba's on-screen daughter in the upcoming follow-up to the 2016 DC Comics ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad'. Elba, 46, will play a new character in the…

Joel Kinnaman to return as Rick Flag in The Suicide Squad

30 May 2019

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Joel Kinnaman will return as Rick Flag in 'The Suicide Squad'. The 39-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as the US special operations forces specialist – whose relationship with June Moone/Enchantress (Cara Delevingne) in the first film was the…

David Dastmalchian joins cast of Suicide Squad sequel

30 Apr 2019

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David Dastmalchian has joined the cast of 'The Suicide Squad'. The 35-year-old actor is set to star as Polka-Dot Man in James Gunn's follow-up to the 2016 DC ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad' which is thought to be a reboot of sorts rather than a direct…

John Cena wanted for Suicide Squad sequel

18 Apr 2019

Film gossip

John Cena is reportedly being eyed for a role in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel. According to Variety, the WWE star-and-actor is reportedly in talks to join James Gunn's follow-up to the 2016 DC ensemble movie. It's not known what part he's wanted for, but…

Idris Elba to play new character in Suicide Squad sequel

7 Apr 2019

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Idris Elba will play a new character in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel, rather than replacing Will Smith as Deadshot. The 46-year-old actor was previously believed to have signed on to the sequel of the 2016 DC ensemble movie as the gunslinging adversary of…

New Suicide Squad movie is a 'total reboot'

17 Mar 2019

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The new 'Suicide Squad' movie will be a "total reboot". Producer Peter Safran has confirmed that the James Gunn-directed project will be a complete reboot of the much-discussed original film, which was released in 2016. Asked how excited fans should be…

Idris Elba 'in talks to replace Will Smith in Suicide Squad 2'

7 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Idris Elba is in talks to replace Will Smith in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel. The 'Thor' actor is said to be James Gunn and Warner Bros' first and only choice to take Smith's place after the 'I Am Legend' star, who played Deadshot in the 2016 DC ensemble…

Will Smith exits Suicide Squad sequel?

28 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Will Smith has reportedly exited the 'Suicide Squad' sequel. The 50-year-old actor played Deadshot in the 2016 DC ensemble movie which focused on the villains of the popular comic franchise, but according to reports, he won't be making a return as the…

Margot Robbie won't return as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad sequel

14 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn is not expected to return in James Gunn's 'Suicide Squad' sequel. The 28-year-old actress – who is to star in her own DC Extended Universe spin-off movie 'Birds of Prey' – will reportedly not reprise her character for the…

James Gunn in talks to helm Suicide Squad sequel

31 Jan 2019

Film gossip

James Gunn is in talks to direct the 'Suicide Squad' sequel. The 52-year-old filmmaker – who was fired from 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' by Disney over controversial past tweets – looks set to helm the upcoming motion picture, after it was…

Kevin Feige backs James Gunn for Suicide Squad 2

8 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Marvel boss Kevin Feige has backed James Gunn to be a success for DC. It's said that the former 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director – who was fired by Disney over controversial past tweets – will step behind the camera for the upcoming 'Suicide Squad…

James Gunn's Suicide Squad could be a complete reboot

12 Oct 2018

Film gossip

James Gunn's upcoming 'Suicide Squad' movie could be a complete reboot. The acclaimed director was recently hired to write and direct the new movie, following his controversial exit from Marvel, and DC has teased fans about what they can expect from the…

James Gunn gets David Ayer's backing for Suicide Squad 2

10 Oct 2018

Film gossip

James Gunn has the backing of David Ayer to take over for 'Suicide Squad 2'. The 50-year-old filmmaker has praised Warner Bros. for the "brave and smart" decision to potentially place the former 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director – who was fired from…

Dave Bautista wants Suicide Squad 2 reunion with James Gunn

10 Oct 2018

Film gossip

Dave Bautista is keen to star in 'Suicide Squad 2' if James Gunn is at the helm. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star has been outspoken in defence of the franchise's director – who was sacked by Disney ahead of the third movie over controversial past…

Suicide Squad 2 gets 2 new writers

11 Jun 2018

Film gossip

'Suicide Squad 2' has reportedly secured two new writers. The sci-fi film - starring Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Will Smith and Cara Delevingne - may have been hit with critical reaction when it hit theatre screens in 2016, but that hasn't stopped Warner…

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