Guardians of the Galaxy filmmaker James Gunn took to his social channels today to announce The Suicide Squad cast along with the caption, “Don’t get too attached.”
As you can see in the image below, 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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