The Suicide Squad (2021)

Director: James Gunn

Writer(s): James Gunn, Zak Penn (treatment), Adam Cozad (script), John Ostrander (comic book), Anthony Tambakis (screenplay)

Starring: Michael Rooker, Viola Davis, John Ostrander, Joel Kinnaman, Nathan Fillion, Jai Courtney, Flula Borg, Mayling Ng, Pete Davidson, Sean Gunn, Margot Robbie, Stephen Blackehart, Steve Agee, Tinashe Kajese, Jennifer Holland, Fernando Martinez, Idris Elba, John Cena, Daniela Melchior, Dee Bradley Baker, Jaws, Crisp Ratt, David Dastmalchian, Sylvester Stallone, Storm Reid, Natalia Safran, Jared Leland Gore, Rey Hernandez, Ray Benitez, Alice Braga, Reinaldo Faberlle, Jonathan Fritschi, Peter Capaldi, Juan Diego Botto, Joaquín Cosio, Josh Ventura, Gerardo Davila, Mikaela Hoover, Lynne Ashe, Julio Cesar Ruiz, J.R. Adduci, Curtis Lyons Jr., Taika Waititi, Maya Le Clark, Elideusa Gomes Almeida, Shanna Kernan, Bridget Taylor, Monica Rivera, Andrea Andrade, Giovanni Rodriguez, Giovannie Cruz, Sergio Carlo, Edgar Zanabria, Grecia Balboa, Kenneth Trujillo, Randy Havens, Michelle Civile, Gabrielle Manning, Michael Aaron Milligan, Diany Rodriguez, Teresita Mans, Terence Rosemore, Dwayne ‘Showtim3’ Dyke Jr., McDaniel Austin, Andrew Ayala, James William Ballard, Angel Bonilla, Bernard Bradley Jr., Matthew Byrge, Timothy Carr, Zach Catanzareti, Christopher Cocke, Matthew Conway, Marisol Correa, Grace Davidson, Keith D Dooley, Roger Dorsey, Craig Douglas, Justine Edwards, John Gettier, Clyde C Harris, Quasheem D. Herring, Maxwell Highsmith, Alexander Christopher Jones, Jeramie Julian, Lloyd Kaufman, Pom Klementieff, Demetri Landell, Jermaine McTizic, Bradford Norris, Diezel Ramos, Gabriel ‘G-Rod’ Rodriguez, Robert Sargent, Sage Shirley, Elizabeth Sparks, D.J. Stavropoulos, Quandae Stewart, Ulrike Stewart, Freddie Stroma, Bennett Tarr, Shawn Weston Thacker, Ronald Joe Vasquez, Victoria Paige Watkins, Alzie Williams

Synopsis: Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese. READ REVIEW

Release Date: August 6, 2021 | Length: 132 min | Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy | MPAA Rating: Unknown

Note: Gavin O’Connor was originally listed as director and script writer but now James Gunn has been hired to possibly replace him in both jobs. Title changed from “Suicide Squad 2” to “The Suicide Squad”. Variety announced on February 27, 2019 that Will Smith had exited the project because of scheduling conflicts. Variety announced on March 6, 2019 that Idris Elba would be replacing Will Smith as Deadshot. On April 5, 2019, Variety announced that the character Deadshot was removed from the sequel but that Idris Elba would be playing a new character instead. I was not able to identify Curtis Lyons Jr..