The Suicide Squad star John Cena discusses his WWE feud with Dwayne Johnson.
Wrester-turned-actor John Cena is set to join the DC Extended Universe in James Gunn’s upcoming film the Suicide Squad. However, before landing the Suicide Squad role, John Cena was previously best-known for his WWE career and his famous rivalry with Dwayne Johnson.
During an interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, John Cena reflected on his WWE feud with Dwayne Johnson and how the two of them resolved their differences. As John Cena explained, his rivalry with Dwayne Johnson came to end after their famous WWE rematch against each other:
“The Rock and I are most known for our tremendous WWE feud that broke WWE pay-per-view records. And we kind of talked a lot of trash about each other. Now, we also had a follow-up match a year later. So, we spent a year making fun of each other, and then, one night beating each other up. And then we were liked, ‘did we just become best friends?’ ‘Yep.’ So, basically, we were able to set aside our differences on that night.”
Afterword, John Cena recalled the advice he received from his former rival while he was vying for a role in the comedy Trainwreck, when Dwayne Johnson told him, “Just be yourself, man. That’s why they asked you there in the first place.”
Dwayne Johnson currently has several projects lined-up, including Jumanji: The Next Level, Jungle Cruise, and DC’s Black Adam. Meanwhile, John Cena will make his DCEU debut when The Suicide Squad hits theaters in two years.
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.
New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team
DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".
"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.
These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.
You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".
Here is the official synopsis for season two:
In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.
Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.
Source: DC Universe