Suicide Squad might not have been a critical success, but it was definitely a success at the box office. Ranking in over $740 million worldwide, the film proved to be a profitable property for Warner Bros. One of the key factors during the marketing of the film was the soundtrack. The album was a compilation, with four songs and music videos specifically produced for the film. Atlantic Records EVP Kevin Weaver brought to light how much of a success the music was today on Instagram.
The caption on his first post reads:
“Over 1 billion streams on Spotify alone for the 4 Suicide Squad singles and this comes only 8 months since the release of the project. Thank you to everyone who rocked these records over and over again all around the world 🙏 Squad 2, Gotham City Sirens (aka The Harley Quinn Movie) and more coming your way soon.”
“1.5 billion streams to date on YouTube on our 4 squad music videos. Mind blowing”
Over 1 billion streams on Spotify alone for the 4 Suicide Squad singles and this comes only 8 months since the release of the project. Thank you to everyone who rocked these records over and over again all around the world 🙏 Squad 2, Gotham City Sirens (aka The Harley Quinn Movie) and more coming your way soon. #squad #suicidesquad #squadgoals
1.5 billion streams to date on YouTube on our 4 squad music videos. Mind blowing 🙀#squad #suicidesquad #suckerforpain #heathens #purplelamborghini #gangsta @twentyonepilots @liltunechi @wizkhalifa @imaginedragons @logic301 @tydollasign @xambassadors @skrillex @richforever @kehlani @suicidesquadmovie @warnerbrosentertainment @atlanticrecords
With this information, we know that the songs have amassed over 2.5 billion listens just on Spotify and Youtube. If other outlets were included, we’d be looking at well over 4 billion streams.
The next film in the DC Extended Universe is Justice League.
In Justice League, fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Directed by Zack Snyder, the film stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons and Jesse Eisenberg.
Justice League hits theaters on November 17th.
Source: Kevin Weaver (via Instagram)
5 Teen Titans Stories That Deserve The Animated Treatment
With Teen Titans: Judas Contract on the way, it’s a good time to be a Teen Titans fan.
In recent years the DC animated features have been doing a great job in adapting compelling story arcs. I think they should keep their eyes on the Titans if they want to continue releasing emotionally rich stories. Not only do the Titans stories feature great fight scenes, but they all feel like personal stories about characters continually growing and trying to find their place in the world. Let me just apologize in advanced for the fact Geoff Johns has such a solid place on this list. His run on Teen Titans helped solidify my love of comics and turned me into a monthly reader.
Did I forget your favorite Teen Titans arc? Well, let me know in the comments what you’d like to see turned into an animate feature! Hit Next to learn more about five great Teen Titans stories that WB should adapt for the silver screen.