First Look At Idris Elba & John Cena In James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

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New set photos from James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad offer fans a first look at Idris Elba and John Cena in the highly-anticipated DC Comics movie.

Warner Bros. and DC’s The Suicide Squad is set to reimagine the eponymous team of villains, with writer-director James Gunn assembling a large cast that includes Idris Elba and John Cena as newcomers. While details on The Suicide Squad are being kept under lock and key, Idris Elba is said to be playing the DC Comics character known as Vigilante while John Cena is believed to be Peacemaker.

Now, Just Jared has revealed new photos from the set of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad that give fans a look at Idris Elba and John Cena in their respective roles. The photographs show Idris Elba and John Cena in prison uniforms as they film scenes in Atlanta with their The Suicide Squad co-stars Viola Davis and Daniela Melchior, who portray Amanda Waller and Ratcatcher, respectively.

Follow the link in the post below to get your first look at Idris Elba and John Cena in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad.

What do you think of the photos? Are you excited to see what Idris Elba and John Cena bring to James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad? Let us know in the comments section!

The first Suicide Squad followed a team of supervillains who were recruited by the government for a dangerous black ops mission in exchange for reduced sentences. The ensemble cast included Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and Jared Leto as The Joker. James Gunn is expected to deliver on the fresh take on the Suicide Squad in his upcoming movie.

Written and directed by James Gunn, The Suicide Squad stars David Dastmalchian, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Joaquín Cosío, Nathan Fillion, Joel Kinnaman, Mayling Ng, Flula Borg, Sean Gunn, Juan Diego Botto, Storm Reid, Pete Davidson, Taika Waititi, Alice Braga, Steve Agee, Tinashe Kajese, Daniela Melchior, Peter Capaldi, Julio Ruiz, Jennifer Holland, Viola Davis, Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, and Michael Rooker.

The Suicide Squad will be released in theaters on August 6, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding James Gunn, Idris Elba and John Cena.


Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

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