Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 are considered some of the most entertaining and vibrant superhero movies, fueled by the deeply personal touch that director James Gunn gave to them. And while many would consider the Guardians movies to be the nearest and dearest to his heart, Gunn revealed that The Suicide Squad may give them a run for their money.
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For months now, we’ve been slowly hearing about who would be part of the ensemble cast of The Suicide Squad. We don’t know if James Gunn‘s movie is a sequel or a reboot or something in between, but now we officially have the full roster for the cast straight from the director himself. Get the full list of The Suicide Squad cast below. Read More »
The casting for James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad just gets more out-of-this-world with its latest recruit. Gunn’s follow-up to David Ayer’s 2016 Suicide Squad has tapped Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi in an undisclosed role. Potentially joining Capaldi in The Suicide Squad cast is a vastly different Pete: Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson is reportedly in talks to make a small cameo appearance as well.
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Nathan Fillion has been chums with director James Gunn for a while. The Firefly star led Gunn’s horror comedy Slither back in 2006, he took up post as a sacrilegious hero called the Holy Avenger in the R-rated superhero comedy Super, and he had a small role in Guardians of the Galaxy as one of the alien criminals in the Kyln prison. Fillion also had a cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 that ended up being left on the cutting room floor, but now he’s going to play around with James Gunn’s latest comic book flick.
The Suicide Squad has lined up Nathan Fillion for a role in the DC Comics movie situated at Warner Bros. Pictures, and we still don’t know whether this is a sequel or a reboot or some kind of hybrid of the two. Read More »
Even though all the attention is on the future of Walt Disney properties coming to the big screen and their new streaming service Disney+ this fall, Warner Bros. Pictures couldn’t help but get some news out there about one of their upcoming DC Comics movies, and this one comes from one of Marvel’s most beloved directors.
The Suicide Squad is letting director James Gunn play in a different comic book sandbox for awhile before he returns to Marvel to take the helm of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. But just because he’s having fun with a DC Comics title doesn’t mean he’ll be leaving everything from his time at Marvel behind. One of his Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 supporting stars is heading over to The Suicide Squad for a key role on the team. Read More »
James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad cast has been infiltrated by the borg – actor Flula Borg, that is.
The German writer/producer/actor, who has credits on Silicon Valley, Pitch Perfect 2, and dozens of other projects, is the latest to hop aboard Gunn’s superhero film, joining a couple other new additions and several returning players from director David Ayer’s 2016 movie. Here’s what we know about his character so far. Read More »
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We still don’t know who Idris Elba is playing in James Gunn‘s Suicide Squad sequel The Suicide Squad. But here’s something we do know: his character has a daughter. A Wrinkle in Time actress Storm Reid has just joined The Suicide Squad cast as Elba’s daughter.
This certainly seems like a holdover from the original plan to have Elba play Deadshot, since Deadshot had a daughter in the first film. But after Elba was cast as Deadshot, it was then decided to have him play a different character, in case O.G. Deadshot Will Smith might want to return for future sequels.
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Last summer, James Gunn was on top of the world. And then he wasn’t. The Guardians of the Galaxy franchise filmmaker was fired by Disney after offensive joke tweets from his past resurfaced, and despite fan outcry defending Gunn, it looked like his days with Marvel were over – especially when word broke that he was heading over to DC and Warner Bros. to direct the Suicide Squad sequel. But in March of this year, Marvel and Disney reversed their decision, and rehired Gunn to helm the third Guardians entry. In a new interview, Gunn gets candid about his Guardians of the Galaxy firing and rehiring.
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