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James Gunn Posts Suicide Squad Pics and Love for DC and Marvel

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Today, James Gunn posted some cast pictures from the upcoming film The Suicide Squad on his Instagram page, as well as a scrapbook he received from co-workers at Marvel Studios. You can check out the posts below. In the first one, he spoke about his love for both Marvel and DC, and how he loves both franchises. The second features a cast photo from after a screening of the new Warner Bros./DC film Joker.

In the first post he says, “Starting production on #TheSuicideSquad, I received perhaps the coolest and sweetest start-of-production gift ever, along with a note of how excited they are for the movie from Kevin, Lou, Victoria, Mary and Jonathan at @marvelstudios. They made me this incredible scrapbook of our journey so far on #GuardiansoftheGalaxy. It’s a thick tome packed with memories that brought a tear to my eye. As I’ve said so many times, at the end of the day, Marvel and DC fans have a lot more in common than they do not. I am now and have been for almost all my life, both. Maybe you like one more than the other – that’s cool – but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them all or that you have to tear the other down. I know that I and my partners at both Marvel and DC believe that what’s good for one studio is generally good for all: spurring each other on daily with heartfelt, spectacular, and innovative entertainment that keeps audiences around the world loving movies based on or inspired by sequential art.”

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Starting production on #TheSuicideSquad, I received perhaps the coolest and sweetest start-of-production gift ever, along with a note of how excited they are for the movie from Kevin, Lou, Victoria, Mary and Jonathan at @marvelstudios. They made me this incredible scrapbook of our journey so far on #GuardiansoftheGalaxy. It’s a thick tome packed with memories that brought a tear to my eye. As I’ve said so many times, at the end of the day, Marvel and DC fans have a lot more in common than they do not. I am now and have been for almost all my life, both. Maybe you like one more than the other – that’s cool – but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them all or that you have to tear the other down. I know that I and my partners at both Marvel and DC believe that what’s good for one studio is generally good for all: spurring each other on daily with heartfelt, spectacular, and innovative entertainment that keeps audiences around the world loving movies based on or inspired by sequential art. #marvel #dc Let’s go, team(s). ❤️

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The Suicide Squad cast includes David Dastmalchian (Polka-Dot Man), John Cena, Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Joaquín Cosío, Nathan Fillion, Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag), Mayling Ng, Flula Borg, Sean Gunn, Juan Diego Botto, Storm Reid, Pete Davidson, Taika Waititi, Alice Braga, Steve Agee (King Shark), Tinashe Kajese, Daniela Melchior (Ratcatcher), Peter Capaldi, Julio Ruiz, Jennifer Holland, Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), Idris Elba, Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), and Michael Rooker.

Written and directed by James Gunn, Warner Bros. Pictures‘ The Suicide Squad is scheduled to start shooting on September 23, 2019 for an August 6, 2021 release.

Charles Roven and Peter Safran will produce the feature. Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder will serve as executive producers.

Returning from the first film are Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, and Margot Robbie. Directed by David Ayer, the film also starred Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adam Beach, Cara Delevingne, Karen Fukuhara, Jay Hernandez, and Jared Leto. Suicide Squad cost about $175 million and grossed an impressive $746.8 million worldwide.

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Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.

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