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The main cast was announced by Warner Brothers in December 2014 with Smith, Hardy, Leto, Robbie, Jai Courtney, and Cara Delevingne as Deadshot, Rick Flag, Joker, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, and Enchantress, respectively. In this version of the climax, when the Squad is facing off against Enchantress, Joker shows up out of the shadows and tries to threaten them into allowing Enchantress whatever she wants.  It recorded a worldwide opening of $267.1 million from 59 countries and IMAX global debut of $18.2 million, both set new records for the month of August.  Italy opened with an estimated $2.2 million in two days, that's the biggest opening for Smith there. - December 17, 2020 11:54 pm EST, Ever since Zack Snyder's Justice League was confirmed to be in the works, some fans of the World of DC on film turned their attention to championing another alternate cut by pining for David Ayer's original version of Suicide Squad.  That same day, it was also reported that both Viola Davis and Joel Kinnaman will reprise their roles as Amanda Waller and Rick Flag.  On August 24, 2019, Deadline reported that Steve Agee would voice King Shark. 0. The plans of DC's Extended Universe haven’t gone as expected, with its first wave of films – which began in 2013 with Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel – not performing as the studio wanted, pushing them to rethink their plans for future films and make a lot of changes. " Drew McWeeny from HitFix gave it a positive review, writing "Suicide Squad is not the darkest mainstream superhero comic book movie ever made, nor is it even the darkest live-action film featuring Batman ever made.  Later that month, it was confirmed that Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Karen Fukuhara had been cast as Killer Croc and Katana, respectively. December 3, 2014, 4:48 PM • … Meanwhile, the squad is ambushed by Enchantress' minions.  Shailyn Pierre-Dixon plays Zoe Lawton, Deadshot's daughter, and Corina Calderon plays Grace Santana, Diablo's wife. It's ugly and boring, a toxic combination that means the film's highly fetishized violence doesn't even have the exciting tingle of the wicked or the taboo. Waller's men subsequently shoot down the helicopter, and Harley falls out while the Joker is presumed dead, after which Harley rejoins the squad. Although trailers for Suicide Squad made it seem like Jared Leto's Joker would play a major role in the film, the character hardly appeared in the movie at all, only showing up for a little under eight minutes in the final product. In two words, it's ugly trash."  Various sources report that the studios plan on featuring the anti-heroine in a trilogy of films for the character's first story-arc.. Previously, August has not exceeded $200 million at the box office in a single weekend in North America. It also set IMAX opening record with $7 million.  It has so far grossed $9.4 million there. Waller deploys the squad to extract a high-profile target from Midway, which is reported to be under a terrorist attack.  It opened Friday, August 5, 2016, on about 11,000 screens and earned $65.1 million, marking the biggest August opening and single day, and the third-biggest opening-day gross of 2016. In the film, a secret government agency led by Amanda Waller recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions and save the world from a powerful threat in exchange for reduced sentences. at the Disco were released as four promotional singles on August 2, August 3, and August 4, 2016, respectively, with "Medieval Warfare" and "Bohemian Rhapsody" being released on the same day. Amanda Waller stellt für die US-Regierung ein Team zusammen, das bei hochriskanten Aufträgen ohne Rücksicht auf Verluste eingesetzt werden soll und deshalb aus gefährlichen Verbrechern besteht: der gestörten Harley Quinn, dem Profikiller Deadshot, dem pyrokinetischen Ex-Gangster El Diablo, dem Dieb Captain Boomerang, dem kannibalischen Killer Croc und dem Söldner Slipknot. What a long year and 21 days it has been!  He later described the film to Empire Online as "Dirty Dozen with supervillains".  It won in both the former and latter categories. The film was nominated for and won multiple awards across various categories, including an Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 89th Academy Awards, making it the first film in the DCEU to win an Academy Award. Boomerang convinces Slipknot that the bombs are a ruse to keep them in check: the latter attempts to escape and is killed when Flag detonates his bomb.  It is scheduled to be released on August 6, 2021. " IGN gave the film 5.9/10, saying: "Suicide Squad is a decidedly different flavor than Batman v Superman.  Jim Parrack and Common appear as the Joker's henchmen, Jonny Frost and Monster T, respectively.  Deadline Hollywood pointed out that although the film is a lesser-known property, similar to Guardians of the Galaxy, stars such as Will Smith are better known internationally, which could potentially aid the film's performance. ", Suicide Squad was released on Digital HD on November 15, 2016, and on Blu-ray, 4K Ultra-HD Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray 3D, and DVD on December 13, 2016. ", "Jared Leto Eyed to Play The Joker in WB's 'Suicide Squad, "Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie Set for 'Suicide Squad, "Jake Gyllenhaal Passes on 'Suicide Squad, "Will This Controversial Actor Actually Be Directing Suicide Squad 2? She besieges Midway City by transforming its populace into a horde of monsters, and summons her brother Incubus to assist her. Copyright 2020 ComicBook.com. , In July 2020, Ayer stated how his vision was changed due to the success of Deadpool and the negative criticism received by Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, highlighting an early trailer that "nailed the tone and intention of the film [he] made", saying that his "soulful drama was beaten into a 'comedy'".  It maintained the second spot in its fifth weekend and registered its best hold with a 20% decline while also passing the $300 million threshold on its thirty-second day of release. Jared Leto is returning to the DC Comics fold, reprising his role as the Joker from 2016’s “Suicide Squad” in Zack Snyder’s new version of “Justice League.” It… Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics supervillain team of the same name.  Later that month, Ayer confirmed that a director's cut for Suicide Squad "definitely exists" and requested that AT&T "[let] it see the sunlight". Reports are coming in that Academy Award-winner Jared Leto (Suicide Squad) will reprise his role as The Joker in new scenes for Zack Snyder's Justice League! For Cinemark XD screens, which made $3.2 million, the sixth-highest opening. , Suicide Squad premiered at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on August 1, 2016.  It opened in first place in Germany with $6.9 million.  It made $179.1 million in its first week of release, the fourth-biggest of the year. Verschönert jede Wand. Suicide Squad: Viele Joker-Szenen sind aus dem Film geflogen Quelle: Warner Bros. 05.08.2016 um 10:24 Uhr von Dennis Hofmann - Jared Leto spielt in Suicide Squad den Joker.  Following the announcement of the cast, comic book writer John Ostrander (creator of the modern incarnation of the Suicide Squad) talked with Comic Book Resources about the casting, saying, "I have no problem with the casting... what I am really impressed by with all of the casting is that they are getting some very good actors to play these parts. But then the movie turns into something predictable and unexciting. Versand in Pappröhre, um sicherzustellen, dass das Produkt in einwandfreiem Zustand ankommt. Suicide Squad (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.  A novelization of the movie was written by Marv Wolfman. But it could have been a giant leap. Dabei hatte Leto den Joker gerade erst in David Ayers „ Suicide Squad “ verkörpert.  Deadline Hollywood calculated the net profit of the film to be $158.45 million, when factoring together all expenses and revenues for the film, making it the 10th-most-profitable release of 2016.  The next day, Deadline reported Nathan Fillion had joined the cast. ", Margot Robbie's performance as Harley Quinn was well received, with many critics eager to see more of the character in future films. It made $10.8 million in five days (Wednesday to Sunday). He concluded by saying, "For DC, Suicide Squad is a small step forward. Suicide Squad director David Ayer shared an unused still from his DC Extended Universe film that features a burned-up Joker. " Richard Lawson of Vanity Fair said, "Suicide Squad is just bad.  David Ayer, writer and director of the film, makes a cameo appearance as a Belle Reve officer. , Rolling Stone's Peter Travers wrote, "DC Comics tries something different with Suicide Squad, an all-star collection of crime fighting villains—and the result is anything but super. However, it is gleefully nihilistic, and it takes a different approach to what has become a fairly familiar story form at this point, right at the moment when it feels like superhero movies either have to evolve or die.  However, the drop is one of the biggest declines for a studio superhero film, and for Warner Bros., which The Hollywood Reporter called it "deja vu all over again" after Batman v Superman tumbled 69% in its second weekend earlier in the year. Share 1 … All rights reserved. Waller, still alive, emerges, and the squad members are returned to Belle Reve with ten years off their sentences and (with the exception of Captain Boomerang) allowed special privileges: Deadshot is allowed to visit his daughter while under supervision, Harley is given an espresso machine, and Killer Croc is given drinks and BET. , Projections for its opening weekend in the United States and Canada were being continuously revised upwards starting from $100 million to as high as $150 million. It looks like David Ayer originally had much bigger and better plans for Joker in Suicide Squad, before much of Jared Leto's scenes were left on the …  The film opened across 4,255 theaters, the widest for the month of August.  By April 2019, David Dastmalchian and Daniela Melchior were cast as Polka-Dot Man and Ratcatcher, while John Cena was in talks for the role of Peacemaker.