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.
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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
Margot Robbie ... Harley Quinn
"Babylon" , "Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway"
Idris Elba ... Bloodsport
"Beast" , "Cats"
John Cena ... Peacemaker
"Vacation Friends" , "F9"
Viola Davis ... Amanda Waller
"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her" , "Troop Zero"
Jai Courtney ... Captain Boomerang
"Jolt" , "Honest Thief"
Joel Kinnaman ... Rick Flag
"The Informer" , "The Darkest Hour"
David Dastmalchian ... Polka-Dot Man
"Dune" , "Ant-Man and the Wasp"
Daniela Melchior ... Ratcatcher 2
Flula Borg ... Javelin
"Trolls World Tour" , "Ferdinand"
Nathan Fillion ... T.D.K.
"Monsters University" , "Night Hunter"
Alice Braga ... Sul Soria
"Soul" , "The New Mutants"
Mayling Ng ... Mongal
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.
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Production: What we know about The Suicide Squad?
- Sylvester Stallone is providing the voice for King Shark.
- 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.
- March 2021: The film was in Post-Production status.
- May 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- October 2018: The film was in Development status.
- March 2017: The film was in Development status.
Shoots fall 2019.
Guardians of the Galaxy director/writer James Gunn will write the script and direct the DC sequel.
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?
Coming Soon (13 days to go!)