Warner Bros. and DC Films’ Suicide Squad franchise has been within the headlines usually as of late, what with James Gunn now deep in post-production on subsequent 12 months’s The Suicide Squad, and David Ayer incessantly commenting about his unique minimize of the primary film on social media as some followers look to mount a #LaunchTheAyerMinimize marketing campaign.
So far, Gunn has remained fairly silent relating to discussing his predecessor’s movie, however throughout an interview with Empire the filmmaker has now praised Ayer for one explicit facet of the 2016 movie – his casting decisions.
“Listen, David Ayer’s gotten trouble for the movie,” stated Gunn. “I know it didn’t come out how David wanted it to come out. But he did one really, really great thing, and that is he picked fantastic actors to work with, and he dealt with these actors in building their characters in a really deep and fearless way. It’s something David definitely deserves to be lauded for, and it’s definitely added to this movie.”
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Although Gunn’s movie was initially described as “a total reboot” of Ayer’s film, he has retained the providers of a number of unique forged members in Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag) and Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), whereas Jai Courtney has beforehand confirmed that the second movie received’t abandon what the primary established by way of character.
The Suicide Squad sees James Gunn directing a forged that features Suicide Squad returnees Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag) and Viola Davis (Amanda Waller) in addition to new DCEU additions Idris Elba, Peter Capaldi, Alice Braga, Nathan Fillion, Taika Waititi, Jennifer Holland, David Dastmalchian, Joaquín Cosío, Mayling Ng, Flula Borg, Juan Diego Botto, Storm Reid, John Cena, Pete Davidson, Tinashe Kajese, Daniela Melchior, Julio Ruiz, Steve Agee, Michael Rooker, and Sean Gunn.