Idris elba in upcoming suicide squad sequel anti-hero deadshot
Idris Elba in Suicide Squad sequel
Idris Elba may play the anti-hero Deadshot in the upcoming Suicide Squad sequel
The 46-year-old British actor is in talks for the role after Will Smith, who played Deadshot in the Suicide Squad, dropped out of the DC sequel It is said Elba met with director James Gunn about the project and the sources said Elba was Gunn and Warner Bros.5 first and only choice to replace Smith.
Sources said Suicide Squad 2 will mostly feature characters who didn’t appear in the original film, although Deadshot, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and Rick Flagg (Joel Kinnaman) are expected to return.
Deadline said Gunn hopes to begin production in Atlanta, Ga., in September. Suicide Squad 2 is slated to open in theatres August 6,2021.
It is reported that Smith left the sequel due to scheduling issues.