Warner Bros. Pictures will shake up the theatrical distribution model next year by releasing every single one of their movies simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max. However, for those expecting the studio to keep that model going in years to come, they seem to have rebuked that speculation by setting 2023 global theatrical release dates for the Mad Max prequel Furiosa, the Looney Tunes-inspired live-action/animated hybrid Coyote vs. Acme, and the big screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of The Color Purple. Read More »
Here’s some fresh casting news from some big-name filmmakers. James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad spin-off series Peacemaker has added four more actors to its roster, while Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo have added several recognizable faces to the cast of The Gray Man, their upcoming action movie that stars Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, and Ana de Armas. Get the details below.
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The Suicide Squad completed production back in February, and now director James Gunn is hard at work on post-production to finish the film for release in August 2021. But that hasn’t stopped the movie from picking up a new cast member. Sylvester Stallone has officially joined the cast of The Suicide Squad, and there’s a chance we know who he’s playing. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
James Gunn‘s Peacemaker cast just got a little bigger.
The writer/director’s forthcoming HBO Max series is a spin-off of his upcoming The Suicide Squad movie, which centers on the title character played by John Cena. Now, Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black), Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), Jennifer Holland (Brightburn), and Chris Conrad (Patriot) have all been added to the cast. Learn more about their characters below.
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Writer/director James Gunn has wrangled an eccentric cast of characters for The Suicide Squad, a team-on-a-mission movie inspired by films like The Dirty Dozen. While he has teased some of the story so far, a new interview sees him finally pulling back the curtain a bit more to give us a better idea of what this film is about. And it sounds like it’s going to be big. Read More »
One of the best sneak peeks that came out of DC FanDome back in August was our first look at James Gunn‘s anticipated The Suicide Squad. Not only does the movie look wild as hell, but it has an incredible ensemble cast at the center of it that includes the return of Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, and Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg, not to mention newcomers like Idris Elba, David Dastmalchian, John Cena, Michael Rooker, and more. But don’t get too attached to them.
Director James Gunn recently revealed that Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment gave him “full freedom to kill anyone” in this movie. With such a huge cast of characters, you can bet that plenty of them won’t make it to the end of the movie. But you probably won’t be too sad to see some of them go, because as Gunn explains, unlike with the Guardians of the Galaxy, there are some truly bad guys. Find out all The Suicide Squad details that were recently revealed, along with some new images, below. Read More »
Look, magazine covers aren’t really news, per se. But sometimes they give us new looks at highly-anticipated films, and the characters therein, which obliges us to spread the word. Case in point: the cover of the December issue of Empire gives us a brand new look at James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad. The gang is all here: Harley Quinn, Peacemaker, Polka-Dot man, and the rest. Check it out below.
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HBO Max already has one DC-set TV spin-off in the works devoted to the Gotham City Police Department. Now they have another: Peacemaker, a series spun-off from the upcoming The Suicide Squad. John Cena will reprise the role for the series, and Suicide Squad writer-director James Gunn will write all eight episodes of the series, and direct multiple episodes, too.
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DC FanDome finally brought us a first look at James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad. The DC Comics movie continues the adventures of a few characters from 2016’s Suicide Squad, but thanks to the Guardians of the Galaxy director stepping behind the camera, the movie has a completely new style and it seems to have a much more vibrant look that draws from the colorful side of DC Comics. Along with that, there’s a huge new roster of characters, many of them from the more obscure pages of John Ostrander‘s run on the comic book series. Since people probably don’t know a lot about them, here are The Suicide Squad characters explained. Read More »
James Gunn knows what’s important in a superhero movie. It’s not the villains, it’s not the action, it’s not the story. It’s the branding. (I’m kidding, by the way.) But Gunn sure has knocked it out of the park with the marketing teases for The Suicide Squad, with brightly colored ’70s exploitation-inspired posters that give a real feeling for the flashy approach Gunn will take with his follow-up to David Ayer’s 2016 Suicide Squad. And the director has released a new The Suicide Squad poster revealing a bunch of funky logos for all of the characters of the film (most of which will likely die before the end). See the new The Suicide Squad poster below.
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