Suicide Squad followers received a first-look on the much-anticipated standalone sequel to the 2016 hit movie throughout DC’s digital FanDome Panel on Saturday.
Director James Gunn helped introduce a virtually two-minute roll name video that unveiled the solid of characters, in addition to an action-packed behind-the-scenes video chalk-full of footage from his reboot and interviews with a few of the solid.
‘By far probably the most enjoyable I’ve ever had making a film,’ Gunn, 54, instructed followers through the panel.
‘This can be a gritty 1970s conflict film mixed with the brilliance of James Gunn’s characters and comedy,’ producer Peter Safran added.
Scroll right down to movies
First look! The solid of the upcoming superhero movie The Suicide Squad was unveiled throughout DC’s digital FanDome Panel on Saturday in a roll name video
First look! Director James Gunn additionally shared an action-packed behind-the-scenes video chalk-full of footage from his reboot and interviews with the solid
‘The character I used to be most excited to put in writing for was Harley Quinn. There is a chaotic, trickster god [element] to her,’ Gunn confessed.
Margot Robbie will likely be reprising her position as Harley Quinn — however this go-around she will likely be decked out a purple and black leather-based ensemble, as a substitute of the enduring t-shirt and brief shorts she wore within the unique movie that was directed by David Ayer.
Among the many others confirmed to be returning for the sequel within the roll name video: Viola Davis as authorities agent Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman is again as Rick Flag and Jai Courtney will play Captain Boomerang.
She’s again! Margot Robbie will likely be reprising her position as Harley Quinn — however this go-around she will likely be decked out a purple and black leather-based ensemble
Spherical two: Viola Davis retuns as authorities agent Amanda Waller
Taking purpose: Joel Kinnaman is again as Rick Flag
Lethal: Jai Courtney can be again to play Captain Boomerang.
Arguably the most important change for the sequel is Idris Elba taking up the position of Floyd Lawton/Bloodshot for Will Smith, who needed to bow out of the challenge as a result of scheduling conflicts.
A number of the different new castmembers embrace Pete Davidson as Blackguard and John Cena performs the character known as Peace-Maker.
David Dastmalchian, Steve Agee, Daniela Melchior, Nathan Fillion, Peter Capaldi, Alice Braga, Michael Rooker, Taika Waititi , Flula Borg and Jennifer Holland are additionally showing within the movie, which is the tenth within the DC Prolonged Universe (DCEU)
On course: Arguably the most important change for the sequel is Idris Elba taking up the position of Floyd Lawton/Bloodshot for Will Smith
Able to rock: Pete Davidson additionally joins the solid as Blackguard
Beginner: John Cena performs the character known as Peace-Maker
‘I used to be excited to do that suicide squad in the best way it may very well be performed from my perspective,’ Gunn revealed within the behind-the-scenes video.
‘That is by far the most important film I’ve ever made.. and will likely be completely different from any superhero film ever made.’
And people are daring phrases contemplating his wrote and directed Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014) and Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), which each starred Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan and Michael Rooker, amongst others.
Lofty statements: ‘That is by far the most important film I’ve ever made.. and will likely be completely different from any superhero film ever made,’ Gunn declared within the behind-the-scenes video
On level: Elba is hard as nails as Bloodshot
Robust man: Cena confirmed a few of action-star strikes in a single scene
Explosive: Robbie received into some fiery motion as Harley Quinn
With the mass closures of movie and tv units all around the world since COVID-19 was deemed a pandemic in mid-March, Gunn had been preserving followers up to date on the progress of manufacturing on social media.
In April, he put their minds to relaxation when he introduced that the sequel wouldn’t be affected by the delays.
‘We had been extraordinarily lucky to wrap capturing and arrange enhancing from our houses (as a result of a submit manufacturing crew and studio with foresight) earlier than quarantine,’ he added.
The 2016 unique was an enormous field workplace hit, grossing $746 million worldwide on a $175 million greenback price range earlier than promotion.
The Suicide Squad is slated to premiere in theaters August 6, 2021.
‘Motion packed: This can be a gritty 1970s conflict film mixed with the brilliance of James Gunn’s characters and comedy,’ producer Peter Safran mentioned of the movie
Look out: The teaser video additionally consists of some high-flying motion
The solid of characters: A number of the solid posed for some footage in entrance a inexperienced display
Blockbuster within the making: The Suicide Squad is slated to premiere August 6, 2021
Gunn additionally teased followers with one of many new posters for the movie