The Suicide Squad title was initially brought up as a joke title for the new movie, but it eventually became real. James Gunn‘s next film isn’t exactly a direct sequel to David Ayer’s 2016 movie Suicide Squad, so a simple title like “Suicide Squad 2” wouldn’t really be appropriate. But when it came time to select a title for the new movie, Gunn jokingly brought up The Suicide Squad as an option – only for the powers that be to actually like it so much that they decided to use it for real.
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San Diego Comic-Con will be celebrating all things pop culture with a virtual version of the yearly event next month, but one of the major participants has decided to host their own virtual convention.
Warner Bros. has announced the launch of the DC FanDome, a free virtual fan experience that will celebrate everything from the DC Multiverse across Warner Bros. movies, TV shows, video games, comic books, and more. The casts and creators of some of your favorite DC Comics-based projects will be participating, and that includes teases from upcoming movies like Wonder Woman 1984, The Batman, The Suicide Squad and Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Get all the details below. Read More »
Update: A report has been making the rounds claiming that Tyler Bates, writer/director James Gunn‘s longtime composer, would be reuniting with Gunn to compose the score for the upcoming Warner Bros. and DC superhero sequel The Suicide Squad. While that report came from a normally-reliable source, people close to the production have informed us that it was incorrect. We’ve learned that John Murphy (Kick-Ass, Sunshine) will actually be providing the new score. Read more about The Suicide Squad composer and listen to a few of his songs below. Read More »
James Gunn recently confirmed that both The Suicide Squad and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 were still on track to meet their intended release dates. Of course, there’s always the chance that might change since there’s a lot of time between now and when those movies will get released. Thankfully, The Suicide Squad is being worked on remotely in post-production, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 isn’t slated to start shooting for a long time. Even so, Gunn took the time to tease both movies by responding to some fan questions about the sequels over the weekend. Read More »
Countless movies and television shows were forced to shut down indefinitely last month as the coronavirus pandemic started to become a larger concern across the globe. That means movies that were in production and had previously set release dates towards the end of the year and even through 2021 may not meet their expected deadlines. But when it comes to two forthcoming comic book blockbusters, their timeline might not be impacted at all.
While stuck at home in quarantine, director James Gunn has been occasionally answering what questions he can about his forthcoming DC Comics movie The Suicide Squad and the anticipated Marvel Studios sequel Guardians of the Galaxy 3. And that recently included his confirmation that both movies are currently on track to be released on schedule, regardless of the delays happening with the rest of the motion picture world right now. Read More »
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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