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.
In more “why is this happening” news. It’s just been announced that Warner Bros. is developing an untitled tentpole movie starring Jared Leto as the Joker and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn.
Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, who direct and exec produce NBC’s “This Is Us,” are in final negotiations to direct the villain movie as part of the expanding DC Entertainment universe.
Leto and Robbie will reprise the roles they played in the studio’s 2016 super-villain mash-up “Suicide Squad.” The project is separate from the recently unveiled standalone Joker solo movie being developed as a potential directing vehicle for Todd Phillips of “The Hangover” — which will not star Leto.
Quinn is currently preparing for an all female villain mashup in “Gotham City Sirens” where she will also reprise her role of Harley Quinn where she will team with Catwoman and Poison Ivy. The other two respective roles have not yet been filled.
Ficarra and Requa directed Robbie and Will Smith in the heist movie “Focus.” Their other big-screen credits include “I Love You Phillip Morris” and “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”
With the whirlwind ride the DCEU is on are you looking forward to this potential addition to the universe .
Well Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) is getting her spin-off movie but it wont be a solo flick. It looks like this time she will have some company.
The Spin-off the hit movie “Suicide Squad” with be a female trio known as “Gotham City Sirens” as is set to be directed by the director of Suicide Squad “David Ayer. Along with the psychopathic psychiatrist will be Catwoman and Poison Ivy.
Margot Robbie will serve as Executive Producer on this film and the screenplay is set to be written by Geneva Robertson-Dworet, a top female writer in the action sphere who also has penned scripts for the Tomb Raider remake and Sherlock Holmes 3.
Let us know if you are looking forward to this newest addition to the DCEU
Its no secret that The Trusty Sidekicks, myself and Bobby Hill did not think this was an interesting movie at all (and neither did many movie critics and fans as well). But that hasn’t stopped the action packed ensemble from bringing in money at the box office.
The Warner Bros. picture has passed the $600 million mark worldwide going into its fourth weekend of theatrical release. The films director, David Ayer (who we are so disappointed in) Made the milestone announcement via Twitter.