James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad Adds Sylvester Stallone
The Suicide Squad director James Gunn has confirmed that three-time Oscar nominee Sylvester Stallone will officially be making an appearance in Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly-anticipated DC film. This marks the second collaboration between Gunn and Stallone, who have previously worked together on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with Stallone portraying Ravager captain Stakar Ogord.
Further details about the iconic action star’s mysterious role are currently under wraps, although some are speculating that he could be the voice of King Shark, played on set by Steve Agee. In addition, this new casting revelation also confirmed that Gunn has already started on the additional photography for The Suicide Squad.
The Suicide Squad cast includes: John Cena, Jai Courtney, Joaquín Cosío, Joel Kinnaman, Maylin Ng, Flula Borg, Juan Deigo Botto, Storm Reid, Pete Davidson, Taika Waititi, Alice Brage, Tinashe Kajese, Daniela Melchior, Peter Capaldi, Julio Ruiz, Jennifer Holland, Viola Davis, Idris Elba, and Margot Robbie.
As we already know, Davis, Robbie, Courtney, and Kinnaman will all play the same roles they had in the 2016 film, reprising as Amanda Waller, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, and Rick Flag, respectively. Michael Rooker will play Savant, Flula Borg will play Javelin, David Dastmalchian will play Polka Dot Man, Daniela Melchior will play Ratcatcher 2, Idris Elba will play Bloodsport, Mayling NG will play Mongal, Peter Capaldi will play Thinker, Alice Braga will play Solsoria, Pete Davidson will play Blackguard, Natha Fillion will play TDK, Sean Gunn will play Weasel, John Cena will play Peace Maker and Steve Agee will play King Shark.
The movie is written and directed by Gunn. Charles Roven and Peter Safran will serve as producers. Nik Korda is executive producing the movie.
The Suicide Squad will hit theaters on August 6, 2021.