Here is the Full Cast List of James Gunn’s Reimagining of ‘Suicide Squad’

When I watched Suicide Squad for the first time last year I was immediately struck with the blaring similarities between this anti-hero team and the Guardians of the Galaxy. Like The Guardians of the Galaxy, the Suicide Squad was a bunch of misfits who were tasked with saving the world, but unlike Guardians of the Galaxy, which was helmed by James Gunn’s genius, Suicide Squad was a hot mess of a storyline laced with potential.

When Disney briefly released James Gunn after several inappropriate tweets were unearthed from Gunn’s past Warner Bros. quickly jumped on the opportunity for James Gunn to take over the Suicide Squad sequel. On Friday, James Gunn revealed the new and improved cast for what is now being called The Suicide Squad and of course, I’m here to share the list with you. Enjoy!

Margot Robbie

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Margot Robbie returns as Harley Quinn, who was actually the only good thing about Suicide Squad. I’m relieved.

Taika Waititi

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Taika Waititi has risen to Hollywood prominence after his genius approach on the third Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok. He’s also being recognized as a great actor as well as he brought CGI character Korg to life in Ragnarok and apparently plays the droid, IG-11, in the new Disney+ Star Wars series, The Mandalorian.

Who he will play in The Suicide Squad is still unclear.

Idris Elba

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Idris Elba is set to jump from Marvel to DC Comics in The Suicide Squad.

Joel Kinnaman

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Joel Kinnaman returns as Rick Flag, the supposed Captain America of the group considering that he’s the only member of the team who isn’t a villain.

Jai Courtney

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Jai Courtney returns as Captain Boomerang.

Alice Braga

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While her role is currently unknown Alice Braga (Elysium) will star in The Suicide Squad.

Nathan Fillion

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Nathan Fillion was reported to make a cameo appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as supervillain Wonder Man but it was cut from the actual movie. It seems James Gunn has still found a use for the actor though.

Michael Rooker

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Michael Rooker, known for his role as Yondu in both Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, will play an unknown role in the movie.

Storm Reid

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Starring in A Wrinkle in Time, Storm Reid jumps from Disney to Warner Bros. in an undisclosed role for The Suicide Squad.

Viola Davis

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In Suicide Squad, Viola Davis was basically the female version of Nick Fury as she starred as Amanda Waller. She will apparently return in The Suicide Squad.

John Cena

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Yes, John Cena will star in The Suicide Squad and his role has been revealed, according to IMDb. He will play Peacemaker.

Peter Capaldi

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Prominently known as The Doctor in Doctor Who from 2008-2017, Peter Capaldi is just another big name to star in an unknown role in The Suicide Squad.

David Dastmalchian

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You may recall Mr. Dastmalchian from his other roles in superhero films such as The Dark Knight and his most recent role in both of the Ant-Man movies. In The Suicide Squad, he will play Polka-Dot Man.

Jennifer Holland

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Jennifer Holland will star in an unknown role.

Sean Gunn

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Yes, Sean Gunn, James Gunn’s brother, known for bringing Rocket to life onset of the Marvel movies, will play a role in The Suicide Squad because…why not?

Flula Borg

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Flula Borg (Pitch Perfect 2) is set to play an unknown role in the film.

Steve Agee

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Steve Agee, who actually played a small role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, will star as King Shark in The Suicide Squad.

Daniela Melchior

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Daniela Melchior will play Ratcatcher which sounds like the perfect character to star alongside these band of misfits for The Suicide Squad.

Joaquín Cosio

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Joaquín Cosio is yet another actor to star in this movie.

Mayling Ng

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Playing a role in Wonder Woman as an Amazonian warrior, this black belt Martial Artist and Fitness Champion will surely be an awesome contribution to this film.

Juan Diego Botto

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With his role not revealed yet, it’s unclear who Juan Diego Botto will be playing but what matters is, he’s in the movie.

Tinashe Kajese

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And last but not least we have Tinashe Kajese who will also play an undisclosed role in the movie.

There. 22 actors, James Gunn’s genius, and a destined-to-be-amazing reboot. I’m excited!

I thank you for reading and I hope you have a lovely day.

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