‘The Suicide Squad’: Set Photos Reveal James Gunn’s New Team
Earlier this month, Warner Bros. and DC Comics recently began production on The Suicide Squad. Thanks to Just Jared, we have our first look at Nathan Fillion, Pete Davidson, and other new members of the Suicide Squad.
The set photos come directly from the film’s production, which is currently underway in Atlanta, Georgia. Fan-favorite supervillain Captain Boomerang, played by Jai Courtney, is leading the new faces as the only original member present on set. Joining Courtney are some of the new members of the Suicide Squad, featuring the likes of Nathan Fillion, Pete Davidson, Sean Gunn and more.
Here's your first look at photos from the set of #TheSuicideSquad, featuring lots of new cast members in costume! https://t.co/Ak6tE0WxnY
— JustJared.com (@JustJared) October 11, 2019
Although the full details have yet to be revealed, it is rumored that Fillion will play Arm-Fall-Off-Boy and Sean Gunn will portray Weasel. Meanwhile, the other newcomers like Davidson is Blackguard (or Savant), Flula Borg is Javelin, and Mayling Ng is Mongal.
Absent from the set images are original Squad members, such as Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn and Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag. Also joining the film are David Dastmalchian as Polka Dot Man, John Cena as Peacemaker, Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher, and Idris Elba in an undisclosed role. It’s rumored that Elba is playing Vigilante aka Donald Fairchild, who was introduced during the DC Rebirth miniseries. Fairchild is a former basketball player who takes on the antihero moniker to fight crime.
READ: Idris Elba Reportedly Playing Vigilante In James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’
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The Suicide Squad will be in theaters on August 6, 2021.
The film stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, David Dastmalchian as Polka Dot Man, John Cena as Peacemaker, Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher with Idris Elba, Peter Capaldi, and Storm Reid in undisclosed roles.
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