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The Suicide Squad (2021) – First Look, Characters, Cast and Release Date Revealed!!

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The Suicide Squad director James Gunn and the cast unveiled the first look of the movie on the virtual DC FanDome Event.

The Suicide Squad has finally arrived at the online DC FanDome Event where writer-director James Gunn and the whole cast of The Suicide Squad released its first look and some behind-the-scenes footage. James Gunn’s reimagining of Suicide Squad involves some old and new stars. There is a whole ensemble cast for this movie, as well as many new characters, are coming to the silver screen.

Sneak Peak

The behind-the-scenes video which Gunn unveiled lets us take a look at his take on The Suicide Squad, which includes a first look at the characters and some action set pieces. 

Peter Safran, the producer described it as a “gritty 1970s war movie”. James Gunn claims to the audience that The Suicide Squad is the biggest movie he has ever made by far.

The Suicide Squad – Release Date?

The Suicide Squad is currently slated to premiere in theaters on August 6, 2021.

The Suicide Squad – Cast?

The Suicide Squad has an ensemble cast with a bunch of really talented actors which include Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, Idris Elba as Bloodsport, John Cena as Peacemaker, Nathan Fillion as T.D.K., Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, David Dastmalchian as Ploka-Dot Man, Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher 2, Flula Borg as Javelin, Alice Braga as Solsoria, Sean Gunn as Weasel, Peter Capaldi as Thinker, Michael Rooker as Savant, Mayling Ng as Mongal, Juan Diego Botto as Silvio “El Presidente” Luna, Storm Reid as Bloodsport’s Daughter Tyla, Steve Agee as the voice of King Shark, and my personal favorite Pete Davidson as Blackguard. 

In addition to these, there is a cast whose characters have not been disclosed yet and those are, Taika WaititiJoaquín Cosío, Tinashe Kajese, Julio Ruiz, and Jenniffer Holland.

The Suicide Squad – Sequel or Reboot?

Credit – Warner Bros. Pictures

Although this Suicide Squad is being treated like a sequel to the 2017 Suicide Squad, it is not. It’s more of a soft reboot and the producer Peter Safran went as far as to call it a total reboot. Gunn has changed many characters and the tone of the film so we can believe Safran when he says that and I think it is a good thing that this is a reboot and a sequel because I didn’t really like the 2017 Suicide Squad that much.

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