Suicide Squad was a revelation for the DCEU. The film differentiated between what to do and what not to do in an upcoming DC film. The fans had serious expectations from the movie but featuring the “B-Team” of the DC franchise; the movie could not stand up to the fans expectations. The characters portrayed in the film had been drawn out well in the DC comics, but characters like Deadshot and the Joker were underplayed. This review was given by the audience as well as the critics. Director David Ayer was thoroughly questioned on the movie, and the 2016 DC flick got its comeback with a new director.


The two projects

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Director James Gunn took to Instagram while replying to a QnA session and answered a fan that he had two movie backup projects for The Suicide Squad. It has been repeatedly cleared out by the DC franchise that the movie is a follow up to the 2016 Ayer version and is not a sequel.


The Cast

The Suicide Squad
The Suicide Squad

In addition to John Cena being in the cast, the list includes returning stars Margot Robbie aka Harley Quinn, Viola Davis aka Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman aka Rick Flag and Jai Courtney aka Captain Boomerang. It also has newcomers Peter Capaldi, Idris Elba, Michael Rooker, Nathan Fillion, Sean Gunn, David Dastmalchian, Storm Reid, Pete Davidson, and Taika Waititi.


How is DC film made?

James Gunn Offers a Sneak Peek at the New Cast of The Suicide Squad
James Gunn Offers a Sneak Peek at the New Cast of The Suicide Squad

According to Gunn, the film was up for production lately but he had two ideas which he could work upon. The director has been careful in not naming the projects. When asked about how he does he research while making a comic book adaptation, The Guardians of the Galaxy director answered that extensive research goes into making a superhero movie. There is an elaborate reading of the character’s storyline, and then a full video is made.


Scheduled to hit the theatres on August 6th, 2021, The Suicide Squad is sure to impress any die-hard fans of the DC franchise. Other upcoming DC Films movies include Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5th, The Batman on June 25th, 2021, Black Adam on December 22nd, 2021, Shazam! 2 on April 1st, 2022, Super-Pets on May 20th, 2022, The Flash on July 1st, 2022, and Aquaman 2 on December 16th, 2022. Till then reminisce the 2016 Suicide Squad trailer:

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