Suicide Squad actor Joel Kinnaman has confirmed that he will reprise his role as Rick Flag for James Gunn’s upcoming The Suicide Squad.
James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is shaping up to be one of the most interesting upcoming DC projects. The Suicide Squad was initially said to be a reboot that wouldn’t acknowledge the first film at all. However, all of that went out the window when it was announced that Idris Elba would be playing Deadshot in the movie, replacing Will Smith.
Fans were very surprised when this news came out and realized that we could potentially see some familiar faces return. While Elba is now playing a diffrent character, we know that Suicide Squad actors Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Viola Davis will be back for the Jame Gunn movie. Now, Joel Kinnaman has confirmed his return as Rick Flag
Rick Flag is often portrayed as the leader of Task Force X in the comics. Many fans really enjoyed Joel Kinnaman’s cold militaristic performance and hoped he would come back to reprise the role. Well, Rick Flag fans can rejoice as Kinnaman recently took to his Instagram to confirm his involvement in the film. You can check out his Instagram post below!
It seems James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad might be a sequel after all. So far, we know that the cast will include Viola Davis, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney and David Dastmalchian. Additionally, John Cena and Daniela Melchior are being eyed for key roles.
What do you think? Are you excited for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad? Are you happy Joel Kinnaman is reprising his role as Rick Flag? Let us know in the comments down below!
The Suicide Squad is one of many projects currently being developed by Warner Bros. and DC. The list also includes The Batman, The Flash, Green Lantern Corps, Birds of Prey, Black Adam, Nightwing, Supergirl and New Gods.
James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is set to hit theaters on August 6, 2021.
Clay Enos Shares Hi-Res Stills Of ‘Batman v Superman’, ‘Justice League’ & More
Photographer Clay Enos has shared a huge batch of new hi-res stills from DCEU films such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and Suicide Squad which includes several new images of Jared Leto as The Joker.
The hi-res images range from stills to behind the scenes photos featuring directors Zack Snyder and David Ayer working with cast members including Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Will Smith as Deadshot. In addition to the new images of Jared Leto's Joker, a new image of Gadot as Wonder Woman in her own standalone film is included among the hi-res stills.
You can check out the images in the gallery below.
Warner Bros. and DC Films have many projects currently being developed including The Batman, The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing.
The DCEU continues this month with Aquaman which is now playing and will be followed by Shazam! on April 5, 2019, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director, James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Aquaman is now playing. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the current DC cinematic universe as we learn it.
Source: Clay Enos