Jai Courtney Shows Off His Training For James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

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:

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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.

Are you excited to see Jai Courtney under the direction of James Gunn in The Suicide Squad? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad and the rest of the DC Extended Universe.

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.

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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

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Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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