Jai Courtney shared a new photo of his training progress for James Gunn’s upcoming DC Comics film, The Suicide Squad.
Jai Courtney is set to reprise his role as Captain Boomerang in James Gunn’s follow-up to David Ayer’s 2016 film Suicide Squad. Obviously, given that this is a comic book movie, Jai Courtney is putting in some hours training to be in the best shape he can be to bring his character to life, and through this new photo fans can get a hint at how he may look on screen:
In this new photo, which includes the caption, “coupla kangaroos,” Jai Courtney is shown to be training with stuntman Ben Smith-Petersen, whom served as a stunt rigger in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad and looks to be serving as a stunt double for Jai Courtney’s Captain Boomerang in the sequel.
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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 supervillain team 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.