Director James Gunn himself kicked off this panel to much hype and proceeded to let everyone know that he is still working on the film. Joining Gunn in the panel were the cast of the movie and we found out who people were playing in the film. The biggest surprises to see were who Idris Elba, Nathan Fillion and Pete Davidson were playing.

We also got some EXPLOSIVE behind the scenes footage

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THE SUICIDE SQUAD will arrive in theaters on August 6,2021

We Now Know Who Idris Elba Will Be In THE SUICIDE SQUAD

There had been much speculation as to who Idris Elba would be portraying in James Gunn reboot/sequel THE SUICIDE SQUAD. Now it seems as if the guessing game is over as it is being reported that Elba will be Brock Turner a.k.a BRONZE TIGER.

Forbes is reporting the character for the British actor. now Bronze Tiger has already been seen within the DC television universe. He is portrayed by Michael Jai White in Arrow and he is known for being a member of Task Force X also known as the Suicide Squad. Turner is also one of the greatest martial artists in the DC Universe, a member of the League of Assassins, and has something of a frenemy relationship with Deathstroke.

Now of course there will be a Deathstroke in the DC Universe TITANS season 2 but the merc was portrayed by Joe Manganiello in JUSTICE LEAGUE. 

Idris Elba can be seen this summer in the upcoming HOBBS AND SHAW film with Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.

THE SUICIDE SQUAD is set to hit theaters in August 2021

John Cena In Talks To Join The Suicide Squad

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I guess we can see him because we might see the former 16-time wrestling champion join the worst heroes ever.

It is being reported by Variety that John Cena (Bumblebee, Trainwreck) is currently in talks with Warner Bros to The Suicide Squad written and direcred by James Gunn.

If the deal goes through, Cena will be joining Margot Robbie who will be reprising her role as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinneman as Rick Flagg and Idris Elba in a yet undisclosed role.

The Suicide Squad is slated to hit theaters August 6,2021.

Idris Elba Set To Replace Will Smith As Deadshot

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It seems Idris will be taking his action and DJ’ing skills to part be of the worst heroes ever.Now according to Variety, Idris Elba is currently Warner Bros. choice to replace Will Smith as Deadshot in the “Suicide Squad” sequel, THE SUICIDE SQUAD.

In case you dont remember, Smith had to bow out of the upcoming DC Comics movie due to scheduling conflicts, and the studio  has been moving fast to find another proven A-lister to replace him before production starts in September.

Margot Robbie is set to return as Harley Quinn. James Gunn will both  write and direct the film. The release date is currently set for Aug. 6, 2021.