After Suicide Squad, here is The Suicide Squad. A suite ? Not really: it is rather a revisited version in films of the comics of John Ostrander & Keith Giffen but in the sauce of James Gunn, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy. And given the final trailer released by Warner, the film promises to send heavy.
You hated Suicide Squad released in 2016 and directed by David Ayer? Chances are you’ll be delighted to hear that a second movie was in the works at Warner. The latter is called The Suicide Squad and is directed by the illustrious James Gunn, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy. An explosive first trailer had already been released by Warner last month. Entitled Trailer in Early Access – do not share, the final trailer for the film before its release has just been posted on YouTube.
Third and final trailer for The Suicide Squad ahead of its theatrical release
This wacky new trailer once again puts Idris Elba (Robert DuBois / Bloodsport) to work, alongside a pretty impressive cast. We find John Cena as Christopher Smith / Peacemaker, Joel Kinnaman as Colonel Rick Flag, the voice of Sylvester Stallone for King Shark, Margot Robbie for Harley Quinn, etc.
The tone is set from the first seconds of the trailer: the film promises to be completely crossed out, with some similarities to Borderlands (in terms of schoolboy humor, or just the logo of the film that appears at the end).
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Filming for the film began in 2017 and ended on March 1, 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Postproduction is complete and we just have to wait a few more months. Indeed, The Suicide Squad hits HBO Max and theaters on August 4, 2021.
As a reminder, the film will take place at the terrible Belle Reve prison. According to the synopsis this one ” has the highest death rate in the United States “. But also the highest concentration of supervillains. Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin or Harley Quinn will be framed by Rick Flag. They will be sent to the remote island of Corto Maltese, in order to face guerrillas. But they will also be watched by the strange Amanda Waller …