Last week, the best news of the year came with word that Disney and Marvel Studios had reversed their decision to remove James Gunn as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The filmmaker will return to the franchise that he originated in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but before that, James Gunn will have to make good on his deal to enter the DC Extended Universe with The Suicide Squad.
The Suicide Squad has been referred to as the sequel to the 2016 movie Suicide Squad, but according to producer Peter Safran, we shouldn’t be thinking of this movie as Suicide Squad 2 at all. While we’ve heard rumblings that this will be a soft reboot of the franchise that brings some bad people together to do some good, Safran calls The Suicide Squad a “total reboot.” Read More »
How much has Captain Marvel made at the box office so far? Who is taking over as showrunner for The Flash next season? What is the working title for The Suicide Squad? Did Scott Derrickson tease the arrival of Namor in the MCU? What questions did kids ask Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson about Captain Marvel? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
When Will Smith left James Gunn‘s Suicide Squad sequel, there was some question of whether or not a new actor would replace him, or if Smith’s character Deadshot would be cut. The answer came quickly, when Idris Elba took over the part. Now, we might know why. Early Suicide Squad 2 plot details reveal that Deadshot is a central figure in Gunn’s script, and that the story is drawing heavily from a classic 1980s comic run from Jon Ostrander and Kim Yale.
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Who has the best suits of all the characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? How much did Captain Marvel make in Thursday night previews? When are all the Arrowverse shows having their season finales? What would The Avengers cast have looked like if the movie was made in the 90s? Which DC Comics characters might appear in Black Adam? Did you hear picture is locked for Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
When Arrow is over, does that mean Stephen Amell is done with the character? Want to hear Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson get down to some Carpool Karaoke? How are trolls coping with being unable to trash Captain Marvel on Rotten Tomatoes? What happens to Clark Kent‘s clothes after he rips them off to become Superman? How is DC Comics celebrating the 80th anniversary of Batman at SXSW? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Deadshot will appear in Suicide Squad 2 after all – in the form of Idris Elba. Will Smith, who played Deadshot in the first Suicide Squad, recently departed the upcoming sequel due to scheduling issues, which lead us to question if the character was going to show up at all. Now we have our answer. Idris Elba will take Smith’s place in the Suicide Squad 2 cast. This makes Elba the first official bit of casting we have for the follow-up, as it’s still unclear if Margot Robbie, or any other actor from Suicide Squad, will be back for a second round.
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Could the Constantine series with Matt Ryan be getting a revival? When was Thor‘s hammer first called Mjolnir in Marvel Comics? Did you know there’s a “lost” episode of Batman: The Animated Series in an old Batman video game? What does Samuel L. Jackson have to do in order to learn his lines as Nick Fury properly? Which characters might be popping up in Aquaman 2? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Looks like someone else is going to have to say the titular line in Suicide Squad 2. Will Smith, who played Floyd Lawton aka Deadshot in the 2016 anti-hero film, is no longer part of the Suicide Squad 2 cast. Smith’s departure has been chalked up to scheduling conflicts. James Gunn is on board to write and direct the follow-up, which is rumored to be both a sequel and a reboot that will hopefully make us all forget about the terrible first movie.
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