James Gunn Knows ‘The Suicide Squad’ Rating But Can’t Reveal It

The Suicide Squad director James Gunn reveals that he knows what the film’s rating will be, but can’t just reveal at this time.

While Warner Bros. and DC’s Suicide Squad was a box office hit, reactions towards the film were more mixed and the studio opted to take the supervillain team in a new direction for the follow-up with James Gunn at the helm. Now, Gunn is hard at work editing The Suicide Squad from the safety of his home and fans are eager to see the filmmaker’s fresh take on the titular team.

There has been speculation that The Suicide Squad could be rated R and while that remains unconfirmed, James Gunn addressed the matter in response to fan’s question on Twitter. While Gunn acknowledged that he knows what the rating for the film will be, he can’t reveal it just yet.

Check out Gunn’s post below.

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The first film 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. However, 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.

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