There are nonetheless numerous questions on James Gunn‘s debut in the DC Comics cinematic universe The Suicide Squad. Is it a reboot or a sequel? Is it each? Gunn himself is not answering that query, in reality he is not saying a lot about his movie besides the forged, which incorporates returning stars Viola Davis, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, and Jai Courtney. They will all reprise their roles from the unique film by David Ayer, however there are much more new faces coming in for this new lethal journey. And but some followers are nonetheless questioning what is going on on with Jared Leto‘s Joker.
One fan requested Gunn throughout a fan Q&A session on his Instagram Stories how this movie may presumably be thought of a Suicide Squad film with out Joker concerned, and Gunn did not even deny that the character is not in the film.
“No one however me and some others know all of the characters in the film, but when the Joker is not in the movie, I do not assume it might be unusual as he is not part of the Suicide Squad in the comics,” Gunn replied. And he’s proper.
Joker was solely intently related to the staff due to Ayer’s movie which made him one of many antagonists due to his affiliation with Harley Quinn. In reality, Harley solely turned concerned with the Squad as not too long ago because the New 52 relaunch from 2011, and subsequently appeared in the Batman: Assault on Arkham animated film that ties into the favored Batman: Arkham online game sequence.
So whereas Harley’s ties to the franchise are solely latest, Joker’s are a lot much less sturdy and solely existent BECAUSE of Harley’s newer standing.
The jury may nonetheless be out on Leto’s look as Joker, despite the fact that it appears unlikely at this level. But we did get affirmation of 1 actor from the unique movie who undoubtedly will not be returning, and that is Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc.
“I don’t think I need to [do it again], to be honest,” Akinnuoye-Agbaje defined to Yahoo Movies UK. “I did it, I enjoyed it, it bought me a Bentley and I will keep moving on.”
The Suicide Squad opens in theaters on August 6, 2021
Joker is now enjoying in theaters. Other upcoming DC Films films embody Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020, The Batman on June 25, 2021, and Aquaman 2 on December 16, 2022.