The Suicide Squad already has one of the most stacked rosters in action movie memory. Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, John Cena, Idris Elba, Nathan Fillion. Now Sylvester Stallone joins the team.
Taking to Twitter, James Gunn shared a picture of himself and Sylvester Stallone, with the caption, “Always love working with my friend @officialslystallone & our work today on #TheSuicideSquad was no exception. Despite Sly being an iconic movie star, most people still don’t have any idea what an amazing actor this guy is.”
Always love working with my friend @TheSlyStallone & our work today on #TheSuicideSquad was no exception. Despite Sly being an iconic movie star, most people still don’t have any idea what an amazing actor this guy is. ???? pic.twitter.com/LFVBoxscKR
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) November 14, 2020
So there you have it: Sylvester Stallone is playing an undisclosed role in The Suicide Squad. Who could he be? Deadline suggests he may be voicing King Shark. There are, frankly, a lot of roles he could be playing, as this version of the Squad goes deep into obscure DC history. Calendar Man? One of Damien Wayne’s weird clones? Maybe he’ll replace Jared Leto’s Joker. (Kidding, Leto stans. Kidding.)
James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is poised to give the much-maligned team of antiheroic baddies a second shot at life on both the big and small screens, as John Cena’s overzealous Peacemaker character is the centre in a spinoff series set within the same universe. But a character like the...Read more
Like all feature films right now, The Suicide Squad lives in a dark limbo between release and unrelease. It’s scheduled, however, for August 6, 2021.