Well, there is a piece of good news for all the fans of The Suicide Squad out there. A potential new member has joined the cast of the upcoming anti-superhero movie, and he is none other than Sylvester Stallone.
Although the role of the action star has yet to be confirmed officially, the sequel to The Suicide Squad movie of the year 2016 will be seeing Margot Robbie return as Harley Quinn.
Alongside Sylvester Stallone, the all-star ensemble cast includes Joel Kinnaman, Peter Capaldi, Viola Davis, and Idris Elba. James Gunn took to his Instagram handle to announce the news, posting a picture of himself with Sylvester with the caption that said, “Always love working with my friend @officialslystallone & our work today on #TheSuicideSquad was no exception.
He added to the caption that despite Sly being an iconic movie star, most of the people still do not have any idea what an amazing actor this guy is.” Sylvester Stallone also took it to his Instagram handle and said that working with this incredible Director on this project has made this an amazing year.
The Suicide Squad: Sylvester Stallone Is the New Cast Member! What To Look Forward To?
He added to his caption and wrote that he is a very lucky man to be surrounded by such talent. Stallone, who is known for his iconic roles in the action franchises like Rambo and Rocky, has previously worked with James Gunn in The Guardians of The Galaxy of the year 2017.
He played the role of a high-ranking ravager, Stakar Ogord, with a grudge against blue-skinned character Yondu, whose role was played by Michael Rooker.
Also, we would like to tell you that there is no shortage of Suicide Squad material to look forward to. The spin-off HBO Max TV show focusing on the character of John Cena of the same name, Peacemaker, is about to start filming.
James Gunn is writing the series consisting of a total of eight episodes, and will be directing, while John Cena is also on board as the co-executive producer. As for the film, The Suicide Squad is due to hit the cinema screens on August 6, 2021.
For more updates on The Suicide Squad sequel, stay tuned to our website, as we will be updating you with the latest details and updates on the project as soon as they are revealed, so you do not miss out on the details.