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bwood
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"The Suicide Squad (James Gunn, 2020)"


  

          

Full cast: https://twitter.com/JamesGunn/status/1172598575257346049?s=19

They can only fail upwards from what WB did to David Ayer so...

Also, the cast is much better here than from the first one. All they need is Will back.

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yeah I assumed Will was never coming back
Sep 19th 2019
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RE: yeah I assumed Will was never coming back
Sep 19th 2019
2
End of Watch is fantastic
Sep 19th 2019
3
      that is a perfect description for Bright
Sep 20th 2019
4
Release date August 6, 2021 n/m
Sep 20th 2019
5
The Suicide Squad - Roll Call
Aug 22nd 2020
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Trailer
Mar 26th 2021
7
Steely Dan was a good choice
Mar 26th 2021
8
Pretty funny. Sidenote: I HATE the Harley Quinn accent
Mar 26th 2021
9
Not sure about this one either.
Mar 28th 2021
10

BigWorm
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1. "yeah I assumed Will was never coming back"
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As it was, I was surprised that he'd take a supporting role like that. Maybe he thought the movie would do much better and he'd get a spin-off film?

I would guess either they can't afford him this time around, or someone he trusts told him to get off that train, regardless of the director.

Either way, I think Gunn can do a MUCH better job than Ayer. TBH, I don't think Ayer's a good writer OR director. I looked through his filmography and basically Harsh Times was the only movie of his I dug. Bright was just embarrassing.

Maybe Warner/DC ruined his original vision for Suicide Squad, but I'm not that convinced that his original vision would have been that much better. It definitely wasn't the super villain Dirty Dozen that everyone wanted.

  

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howisya
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Thu Sep-19-19 12:56 PM

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2. "RE: yeah I assumed Will was never coming back"
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>TBH, I don't think Ayer's a good writer OR director. I looked
>through his filmography and basically Harsh Times was the only
>movie of his I dug. Bright was just embarrassing.

end of watch is dope. that and harsh times are my favorites. i liked fury. he also wrote training day, which i love. these alone are enough reason for me to be interested in seeing a workprint of suicide squad before all the producer meddling in postproduction.

  

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navajo joe
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Thu Sep-19-19 01:32 PM

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3. "End of Watch is fantastic "
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Everything else he's done I give zero fucks about including his writing on Training Day which is a movie that works solely on the performance of Denzel and to a lesser extent Hawke.

Suicide Squad is one of the worst major budget films I've seen from a technical perspective

Bright is the movie you make when you no one is there to shield you from your own lack of talent

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4. "that is a perfect description for Bright"
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because someone needed to be like "this ain't it"

www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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go mack
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5. "Release date August 6, 2021 n/m"
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j0510
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6. "The Suicide Squad - Roll Call"
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The Suicide Squad - Roll Call

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8tWKJwyG6Y


THE SUICIDE SQUAD – DC FanDome Exclusive Sneak peek

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VImYeXnr13Q

  

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bwood
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7. "Trailer "
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Looks amazing:

https://mobile.twitter.com/jamesgunn/status/1375481778064957440?s=10

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8. "Steely Dan was a good choice"
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But I was fooled by the New Order in WW84's trailer too.

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stylez dainty
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9. "Pretty funny. Sidenote: I HATE the Harley Quinn accent"
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Hated it in the animated series too. Might like that character otherwise. Will always remind me of this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdvKR407DhA

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blackfoot_female
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10. "Not sure about this one either."
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Sun Mar-28-21 03:54 AM by blackfoot_female

          

granted it's only a trailer, but only King Shark seemed interesting to me. on second watch, it did feel better than the first.

  

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