The Suicide Squad movie is currently in Pre-Production
May 9, 2019 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Shoots fall 2019.
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 s...
The Suicide Squad Plot: What's the story?
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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The Suicide Squad Cast: Who are the actors?
- Idris Elba
Cats, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
- Viola Davis
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her, Widows
- Jai Courtney
Storm Boy, A Good Day to Die Hard
- Joel Kinnaman
The Informer, Child 44
- David Dastmalchian
All Creatures Here Below, Ant-Man and the Wasp
- Daniela Melchior
Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Suicide Squad?
- Idris Elba is playing a brand-new character instead of taking on the role of Deadshot (4/17/19)
- 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.
- Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn will pen the script and direct (Hollywood Reporter, 1/30/19).
- A sequel to 2016's Suicide Squad, which grossed $745 million worldwide.
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Suicide Squad?
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.
Production Timeline: When did the The Suicide Squad come together?
On or about May 9, 2019 • The film was in Pre-Production status.
Shoots fall 2019.
On or about October 17, 2018 • The film was in Development status.
Guardians of the Galaxy director/writer James Gunn will write the script and direct the DC sequel.
On or about March 15, 2017 • The film was in Development status.
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 it coming out?The Suicide Squad is coming out in 2021 on Friday, August 6, 2021 and will be released in nationwide movie theaters.
- United States
- August 6, 2021 Nationwide
- August 6, 2021