‘The Suicide Squad’ Star Idris Elba Provides Hopeful Coronavirus Update

The Suicide Squad star Idris Elba took to Twitter to provide a positive update after being diagnosed with the coronavirus.

After Idris Elba confirmed that he’d tested positive for the coronavirus he and his wife Sabrina have been self-isolating to help reduce the spread of the virus. But in a video posted to Twitter The Suicide Squad star told fans that although he and his wife are out of the quarantine period, they can’t get a flight back home.  Idris Elba went on to say that he’s doing well and feeling okay following the diagnosis, although jokingly pointed out that they struggle to sit still.

The star took the time to thank medical staff that are helping those suffering the most with the coronavirus before telling fans to try and stay positive throughout the pandemic. Elba noted that times are going to be difficult for people across the world, especially financially, but to “keep your head up”. Watch the positive update from Idris Elba below.

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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. 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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Eammon Jacobs

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