Tommy Wiseau Adds Himself To The Suicide Squad Cast List


The Room filmmaker Tommy Wiseau, who might be finest identified to mass audiences as the topic of the movie The Disaster Artist, has been pushing to play The Joker in a DC film for fairly some time now. So, after Jared Leto was conspicuously absent from the teaser poster for James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad, it in all probability shouldn’t be stunning that the brash and colourful author/director/actor has posted a modified model of that poster through which Wiseau’s identify is Photoshopped into the forged checklist that additionally contains Viola Davis, Idris Elba, and Michael Rooker, amongst thers. You can see it beneath.

It appears probably that The Joker is not going to play a component in . While the character is essential to Harley Quinn’s backstory, he has by no means been a key a part of the Suicide Squad within the comics, and the Jared Leto Joker who appeared alongside Margot Robbie’s Harley in Suicide Squad was controversial. Combine that with a Joker film coming subsequent month starring Joaquin Phoenix and never set in the identical continuity, and it appears to be like like Warners may be prepared to maneuver on from Leto’s take. It appears fairly unlikely that any Joker will present up on this film, however Wiseau apparently retains hoping in opposition to hope that Gunn’s historical past as a microbudget filmmaker (he labored at Troma, in any case) would give him some sympathy for the guy behind The Room.

Warner Bros. and DC Comics is gearing up for manufacturing for manufacturing on The Suicide Squad, which is seeing its forged assemble in Atlanta now. The -directed film is ready to start manufacturing this month and is scheduled to shoot in Georgia for 3 months earlier than heading to Panama for a couple of month, reported earlier on Friday.

If The Suicide Squad is to comply with the development of latest DC Comics motion pictures, it’s going to inform an remoted story with out counting on connections to different heroes and villains scattered throughout the large display screen universe. “I think that is the goal,” Safran stated in an earlier interview. “It is giving heroes their time to shine and not feeling like you have to shoehorn in some universal connection amongst them all. The studio’s been incredibly supportive and DC’s been supportive about saying, ‘Take the time that you need to introduce these characters in the right way and tell the stories that audiences want to see with these characters.'”


Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn shall be on the helm of The Suicide Squad earlier than he heads again to Marvel for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

The Suicide Squad is ready for launch on August 6, 2021. Joker is hitting theaters on October 10th. Other upcoming DC embrace Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020.