The Suicide Squad Movie

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The Suicide Squad movie production status is currently Post-Production

March 23, 2021 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.

Who's Involved:

John Cena, Nathan Fillion, Margot Robbie, Adam Cozad, Sylvester Stallone, Viola Davis, Zack Snyder, Peter Safran, James Gunn, Deborah Snyder, Mayling Ng, Joaquín Cosio, Alice Braga, Charles Roven, Storm Reid, Juan Diego Botto, Pete Davidson, Joel Kinnaman, Idris Elba, Jai Courtney, Michael Rooker, Peter Capaldi, David Dastmalchian, Sean Gunn, Flula Borg, Richard Sucklew, Tinashe Kajese, Daniela Melchior, Jennifer Holland, Julio Ruiz

Release Date:

Friday, August 6, 2021 (Nationwide)
Friday, August 6, 2021 (HBO Max)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The 2016 original movie featured the characters Deadshot, Harley Quinn, the Joker, Captain Boomerang and Killer Croc, who are forced into the service of the government in exchange for lighter prison sentences. This new movie -- a reboot of sorts -- will feature new cast of characters.

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Who stars in The Suicide Squad: Cast List

... Harley Quinn

"Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway" , "Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)"  

... Bloodsport

"Concrete Cowboy" , "Thor: The Dark World"  

... Peacemaker

"F9" , "Dolittle"  

... Amanda Waller

"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her" , "Small Great Things"  

... Captain Boomerang

"Honest Thief" , "Buffaloed"  

... Rick Flag

"The Informer" , "Safe House"  

... Polka-Dot Man

"Ant-Man and the Wasp" , "Ant-Man"  

... Ratcatcher 2


... Javelin

"Ferdinand" , "Trolls World Tour"  

... T.D.K.

"Night Hunter" , "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters"  

... Sul Soria

"The New Mutants" , "Soul"  

... Mongal

"Debt Collectors"  

Who's making The Suicide Squad: Crew List

A look at the The Suicide Squad behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director James Gunn last directed Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Guardians of the Galaxy. The film's writer Adam Cozad last wrote Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and Rules of Deception.


James Gunn


Charles Roven
Peter Safran
Richard Sucklew

Production Company

Atlas Entertainment

Production: What we know about The Suicide Squad?

Key Facts

  1. Sylvester Stallone is providing the voice for King Shark.
  2. Idris Elba is playing a brand-new character instead of taking on the role of Deadshot (4/17/19)
  3. The film is not being labeled a direct sequel but as a relaunch (Hollywood Reporter, 1/30/19). Director Gunn will take the franchise in a new direction with a mostly all-new cast of characters and actors.
  4. Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn will pen the script and direct (Hollywood Reporter, 1/30/19).
  5. A sequel to 2016's Suicide Squad, which grossed $745 million worldwide.

Filming Timeline

  1. March 2021: The film was in Post-Production status.
  2. May 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. Shoots fall 2019.

  4. October 2018: The film was in Development status.
  5. Guardians of the Galaxy director/writer James Gunn will write the script and direct the DC sequel.

  6. March 2017: The film was in Development status.
  7. Adam Cozad, who wrote The Legend of Tarzan for Warner Bros., is in negotiations to pen the sequel.

The Suicide Squad Release Date: When is the film coming out?

The Suicide Squad is coming out in 2021 on Friday, August 6, 2021 (Nationwide release).

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