The Suicide Squad 2021 – Release Date, Cast & Review

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The Suicide Squad, is an upcoming part 2 of Suicide Squad, is an upcoming American superhero film based on the DC Comics antihero team named “Suicide Squad”. It is a soft reboot and standalone sequel to Suicide Squad (2016) that is the tenth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). James Gunn is Director and writer for the film.

Plans for Suicide Squad began before that film’s release. Warner Bros hired Gavin O’Connor in September 2017 for the film. However, O’Connor left the project due to creative differences. James Gunn, who was fired by The Walt Disney Company from directing the Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, was hired to write the film. For inspiration, Gunn looked at the 1980’s Suicide Squad comics focus on new characters.

THE SUICIDE SQUAD Sneak Peek Trailer (2021)

THE SUICIDE SQUAD Sneak Peek Trailer (2021)


Actor NameCharacter Name
Margot Robbie Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
Idris ElbaRobert DuBois / Bloodsport
John CenaChristopher Smith / Peacemaker
Joel KinnamanRick Flag
Peter CapaldiClifford DeVoe / The Thinker
Viola DavisAmanda Waller
Jai CourtneyGeorge “Digger” Harkness / Captain Boomerang
Alice BragaSol Soria
Pete DavidsonRichard Hertz / Blackguard
David DastmalchianAbner Krill / Polka-Dot Man
Michael RookerBrian Durlin / Savant
Nathan FillionFloyd “TDK” Belkin / Arm-Fall-Off-Boy
Storm ReidTyla
Daniela MelchiorRatcatcher 2
Steve AgeeJohn Economos and Nanaue / King Shark
Sean GunnJohn Monroe / Weasel
Joaquín CosíoMateo Suarez
Juan Diego BottoSilvio Luna
Flula BorgThe Javelin
Tinashe KajeseFlo Crawley
Mayling NgMongal
Jennifer Holland Emilia Harcourt
The Suicide Squad 2021 – Cast

The Suicide Squad Official Cast Reveal Trailer 2021 Margot Robbie, Viola Davis DC Fandome

The Suicide Squad Official Cast Reveal Trailer 2021 Margot Robbie, Viola Davis DC Fandome
Suicide Squad Cast
Suicide Squad Cast

Is The Suicide Squad A Sequel, Remake, Reboot, or Standalone Story?

James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad has fans hyped to see some of DC wackiest and most obscure villains team up on Task Force X.  Is The Suicide Squad a sequel, a remake, a reboot, or just a standalone story?

Task Force X
Task Force X

It’s clearly not a total reboot, since it features four returning characters Amanda Waller, Rick Flag,  Harley Quinn, and Captain Boomerang.

Suicide Squad 2 Movie Story: Everything We Know About

Suicide Squad Harley Quinn
Suicide Squad Harley Quinn

 James Gunn became available after his huge successful Guardians of the Galaxy movies, Warner Bros take advantage of  the opportunity to sign him on for this “total reboot” of the Suicide Squad.

 The movie consists of four returning characters and is joined by 13 new characters, who have been recruited for a very different mission.

Additional Character

But who is The Thinker in the comics?   

Peter Capaldi Suicide Squad 2 - The Thinker
Peter Capaldi Suicide Squad 2 – The Thinker

After the reveal of the cast  in The Suicide Squad  2 movie  fans are curious about the origins of each villain. Peter Capaldi’s The Thinker might be familiar to fans of the CW’s Flash as the villain has appeared on the show before.

Clifford DeVoe has been called The Thinker in DC Comics, who is always known as a criminal for his intellect

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