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Development & Production


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Aug. 04, 2021
Walter Hamada confirmed that James Gunn will return for another DC project after 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 02, 2021
James Gunn teased that his time in the DCEU is far from over, saying that "it's possible" that a sequel to 'The Suicide Squad' will happen.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 27, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that there are discussions for him to return for a potential DC project in the future.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 26, 2021
James Gunn revealed that the original title of 'The Suicide Squad' during development was "Dogs of War."   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 07, 2021
James Gunn praised Warner Bros. for agreeing to his "no-holds-barred" R-rated war film approach for 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 23, 2021
James Gunn said he kept Idris Elba's character a secret for almost the entirety of the production of 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 16, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that 'The Suicide Squad' has a runtime of 2 hours and 12 minutes.   (Cast/Crew)

Jun. 02, 2021
'The Suicide Squad' was rumored to have a final runtime of 2 hours and 13 minutes.   (Amit Chaudhari)
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May. 13, 2021
James Gunn said that he would return to direct another series for HBO Max "in a heartbeat."   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 02, 2021
James Gunn said that he thinks that “there’s a chance” that David Ayer’s ‘Suicide Squad’ will be released after his own movie.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 23, 2021
James Gunn revealed that he and Margot Robbie are having "discussions" about a potential Harley Quinn-inspired project after 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 07, 2020
James Gunn said that 'The Suicide Squad' is "completely done in terms of the cut of the film" and all that's left are the "visual effects, the music, and the sound."   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 28, 2020
James Gunn said that 100% of 'The Suicide Squad' was shot in IMAX.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 12, 2020
Scanline VFX officially announced their involvement with 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 28, 2020
'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to have wrapped production.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 20, 2019
James Gunn confirmed that 'The Suicide Squad' had started production.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 03, 2019
Peter Capaldi and Pete Davidson were reported to be in talks to be cast in undisclosed roles in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Deadline)
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Aug. 21, 2019
'The Suicide Squad' was rumored to begin filming in September 2019.   (Grace Randolph)
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Aug. 19, 2019
Flula Borg was reported to be cast as a love interest to a character in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Deadline)
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Feb. 27, 2019
'The Suicide Squad's' production was reported to be set to begin in September 2019 in Atlanta, GA.   (Deadline)

Crew


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Oct. 09, 2018
James Gunn was reported to be in talks to write and direct a 'Suicide Squad' sequel for Warner Bros.   (The Wrap)

Cast


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Apr. 02, 2021
Taika Waititi was rumored to be playing Ratcatcher’s father in ‘The Suicide Squad.’   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Mar. 26, 2021
Sylvester Stallone was confirmed to have joined the cast of 'The Suicide Squad' as King Shark.   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 14, 2020
James Gunn confirmed Stallone's inclusion in a separate Instagram post.   (Cast/Crew)

Nov. 14, 2020
Sylvester Stallone announced his involvement in 'The Suicide Squad' via Instagram.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2020
The entire main cast for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed at DC FanDome.   (Warner Bros.)
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Sep. 13, 2019
The entire main cast of 'The Suicide Squad' were confirmed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 27, 2019
Taika Waititi was reported to be in talks for a role in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Deadline)
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Aug. 25, 2019
Nathan Fillion was reported to be cast in an unknown role in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Deadline)
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Jul. 10, 2019
Storm Reid was reported to be cast as the daughter of Idris Elba's Bloodshot in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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May. 28, 2019
Joel Kinnaman confirmed he would be returning as Rick Flagg in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 30, 2019
Daniela Melchior was reported to be cast as Ratcatcher in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Variety)
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Apr. 29, 2019
David Dastmalchian was reported to be cast as Polka-Dot Man in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Apr. 17, 2019
John Cena was reported to be in talks for a role in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Apr. 05, 2019
Idris Elba was reported to be playing a character that wasn't Deadshot in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Variety)
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Apr. 05, 2019
Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney, and Viola Davis were reported to be expected to reprise their roles as Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, and Amanda Waller, respectively, in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Variety)

Release Date


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Jul. 09, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that ‘The Suicide Squad’ will be released in the United States on the evening of August 5, 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 08, 2020
James Gunn was reported to be "not pleased" with the HBO Max release of 'The Suicide Squad.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Dec. 03, 2020
'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to release concurrently on HBO Max and in theaters on August 6, 2021.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Jun. 12, 2020
Scanline VFX had reiterated that 'The Suicide Squad' will release August 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 30, 2019
'The Suicide Squad' was officially announced to release on August 6, 2021.   (Warner Bros.)

Plot


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Jul. 27, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that fans don't need to watch any other DCEU film, especially 2016's Suicide Squad, to understand 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 15, 2021
'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to feature The Calendar Man and Double Down.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Jul. 12, 2021
Margot Robbie admitted that she has no clue about Harley Quinn’s future after ‘The Suicide Squad.’   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 04, 2021
James Gunn revealed 12 iconic DC villains, which include Man-Bat and Deathstroke, didn't make the cut for 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 23, 2021
James Gunn said that he is unsure "which Superman it was" that Bloodsport went toe-to-toe with.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 14, 2021
James Gunn revealed that Idris Elba's Bloodsport put Henry Cavill's Superman in the ICU because he took him down with a Kryptonite bullet.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 02, 2021
'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to feature Peacemaker using a sword in battle.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 12, 2021
James Gunn teased that "almost all" of the members of Task Force X will die in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 06, 2021
James Gunn playfully teased that 'The Suicide Squad' will have two post-credit scenes.   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 27, 2021
Margot Robbie said that Harley Quinn is "a catalyst of chaos" in 'The Suicide Squad,' and this is apparent in James Gunn's direction for the character in the film.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 30, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that Peter Capaldi's Thinker in 'The Suicide Squad' is not Clifford Devoe.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 26, 2021
'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to feature Starro as the film's main villain.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Feb. 18, 2021
Storm Reid said that 'The Suicide Squad' is "different from the first one," and "it's going to take people on a ride and there are a lot of twists and turns and surprises."   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 03, 2021
The main Task Force X team of 'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to feature Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin, and "everyone’s favorite psycho, Harley Quinn."   (Warner Bros.)
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Feb. 03, 2021
Joel Kinnaman's Rick Flagg was confirmed to be the only government official on the ground keeping tabs on the killers, villains, and mercenaries of 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Warner Bros.)
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Nov. 04, 2020
Empire Magazine revealed that 'The Suicide Squad' will feature Task Force X is sent on a "sentence-reducing suicide mission to... Corto Maltese" to destroy a Nazi laboratory and prison.   (Empire)
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Sep. 23, 2020
John Cena's Peacemaker was reported to be a "scene-stealer" in early cuts of 'The Suicide Squad,' becoming a favorite among WB executives and producers.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Aug. 27, 2020
Photos from 'The Suicide Squad's' behind-the-scenes trailer appeared to show Starro.   (Set Photo(s))

Aug. 21, 2020
Starro was rumored to be the main villain of 'The Suicide Squad'.   (Splash Report)
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Aug. 22, 2020
Bloodsport was confirmed to be in jail for shooting Superman in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2020
Actor John Cena described Peacemaker as a "douchey Captain America" in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 18, 2020
Amazo was rumored to be the main villain in 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Grace Randolph)

Promotional


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Jul. 15, 2021
A featurette for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Jul. 13, 2021
A featurette for ‘The Suicide Squad’ was officially revealed.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Jul. 12, 2021
A promo for ‘The Suicide Squad’ showcasing King Shark was revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Jul. 02, 2021
Five new magazine covers featuring the cast of 'The Suicide Squad' were revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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Jul. 01, 2021
The first batch of Funko Pops from 'The Suicide Squad' was revealed.   (Twitter User)
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Jun. 26, 2021
A TV spot for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed.   (Reddit User)
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Jun. 22, 2021
The second trailer for 'The Suicide Squad' was revealed ahead of its scheduled debut.   (Twitter User)
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Jun. 22, 2021
A poster for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 20, 2021
James Gunn teased that the next full trailer for 'The Suicide Squad' could come this month.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 16, 2021
Two new stills from 'The Suicide Squad' were officially released.   (Entertainment Weekly)
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May. 28, 2021
A new still from 'The Suicide Squad' was revealed.   (Reddit User)
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May. 27, 2021
Ten variant covers featuring characters from 2021's 'The Suicide Squad' were released.   (Promotional Art)
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May. 24, 2021
An official still from ‘The Suicide Squad’ was officially revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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May. 19, 2021
New calendar pictures for 'The Suicide Squad' showcasing new glimpses at the film's characters were revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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May. 04, 2021
An official still from 'The Suicide Squad' was revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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Apr. 27, 2021
Four new stills from 'The Suicide Squad' were officially released.   (Total Film)
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Apr. 26, 2021
Two new magazine covers showcasing the cast of 'The Suicide Squad' were revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 19, 2021
A magazine cover showing the main cast members of 'The Suicide Squad' was revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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Apr. 05, 2021
A poster for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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Apr. 01, 2021
A theatrical trailer for 'The Suicide Squad' with new footage was revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Mar. 30, 2021
Two new promo spots for 'The Suicide Squad' were officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 26, 2021
A new batch of character posters for Task Force X of 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 26, 2021
The first red-band trailer for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Mar. 25, 2021
A poster for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 14, 2021
New promotional images of Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn from 'The Suicide Squad' were revealed.   (Promotional Art)
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Jan. 27, 2021
A new promo spot for HBO Max reveals never-before-seen footage that was taken from 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Jan. 16, 2021
An official still from 'The Suicide Squad' was revealed.   (Promotional Image)
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Dec. 07, 2020
A plethora of set photos, promotional images, and concept art for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially released.   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 26, 2020
A panel for 'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to be featured in CCXP.   (Warner Bros.)
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Oct. 23, 2020
Two covers for 'The Suicide Squad' edition of Empire Magazine were released.   (Promotional Image)
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Aug. 23, 2020
An official alternate poster for 'The Suicide Squad' was released.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 22, 2020
A behind-the scenes-trailer for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially unveiled at DC Fandome.   (Warner Bros.)
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Aug. 22, 2020
A "Roll Call' trailer for 'The Suicide Squad' debuted at DC FanDome.   (Warner Bros.)
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Aug. 22, 2020
An official teaser poster for 'The Suicide Squad' was released.   (Cast/Crew)