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James Gunn Reveals The Star-Studded Cast For Suicide Squad Sequel
Gunn wll be taking over the role as writer and director of the upcoming DC's Suicide Squad. The 2016 version was directed by David Ayer.

Gunn has announced all 24 actors who will be in the upcoming DC film.

James Gunn is returning as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy
(Image source: Instagram/ James Gunn)

The 53-year-old director posted a full list of actors joining the film on his Instagram.

He captioned the post, “Don’t get too attached. #TheSuicideSquad.” Hinting that some characters might get killed off in the movie.

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(Image Source: Instagram/ James Gunn)

Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, and Viola Davis will be returning to their roles from the 2016 Suicide Squad. Margot played Harley Quinn, Courtney will return as Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Rock Flag, and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller.

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However, a few stars from the first Suicide Squad will not be appearing the new one. Will Smith who played Deadshot had scheduling problems which prohibited him to join the film. While, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress Jared Leto’s Joker, Karen Fukuhara’s Katana, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s Killer Croc will also not be joining the upcoming film.

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Suicide Squad was released in 2016. (Image Source: Instagram/ Suicide Squad)

Also read: James Gunn is returning as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy

New additions to the cast include Luther’s Idris Elba, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi, and Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi. Wrestler John Cena will also be a part of the film. Along with David Dastmalchian, Storm Reid, SNL’s Pete Davidson, Guardians of the Galaxy’s Sean Gunn, Alice Braga, Mayling Ng, Joaquín Cosío, and also Nathan Fillion from Castle.

Furthermore, other cast members include Flula Borg, Steve Agee, Tinashe Kajese, Julio Ruiz, Juan Diego Botto, Jennifer Holland, Micheal Rooker, and Daniela Melchior.

Suicide Squad involves a group of super villains, who band together under the government. They save the planet from serious threats. As a result, their prison sentences will be reduced.

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(Image Source: Instagram/ James Gunn)

DC’s Suicide Squad is scheduled to release on August 6, 2021.


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