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Development & Production


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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


Official (Updated)
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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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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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)
Rumor (Updated)
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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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)