Suicide Squad

‘Arrow’ Season 3 Sets Suicide Squad’s Return, But Who’s in the Lineup?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick a day ago
The CW
The DC cinematic universe has been abuzz with plenty of ‘Suicide Squad’ developments of late, but the CW’s ‘Arrow’ will beat its silver-screen brethren to the punch once more with another appearance of the deadly team in season 3. Find out what brings “Suicidal Tendencies” to ‘Arrow’ in upcoming episodes, and what DC villains will make up the new roster!

Comic Strip: ‘Suicide Squad’ Details Spill Online as CBS Finds Its ‘Supergirl’

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by Jacob Hall 2 days ago
DC
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, ‘Suicide Squad’ story details have emerged, ‘Aquaman’ seeks a director and a villain, and CBS casts is Supergirl.

‘Suicide Squad’ Reportedly Eyeing Karl Urban for Rick Flag, Plus Details on The Joker and Possible Batman Cameo

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
DC Comics
Late last week it was reported that WB was eyeing Joel Edgerton and Jon Bernthal as possible replacements for Tom Hardy, who recently dropped out of ‘Suicide Squad.’ And now an even bigger casting report has emerged, adding Karl Urban to the mix of potential Hardy replacements, and offering details on Jared Leto’s Joker, plus a possible cameo from Ben Affleck’s Batman.

‘Suicide Squad’ Considering Joel Edgerton and Jon Bernthal to Replace Tom Hardy

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
Sony/DC
There’s no replacing Tom Hardy, really, but Warner Bros. sure is trying. Following yesterday’s news that Jake Gyllenhaal had also passed on the role of ‘Suicide Squad’ de facto leader Rick Flagg comes word that the studio is already eyeing a couple of potential replacements: Joel Edgerton and former ‘The Walking Dead’ star Jon Bernthal. They’re definitely going for someone tough and a bit gritty, but obviously charismatically handsome.

‘Suicide Squad’ Fails to Land Jake Gyllenhaal to Replace Tom Hardy

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by Britt Hayes January 21, 2015 @ 7:57 PM
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It looks like ‘Suicide Squad’ is still searching for its Rick Flagg. Following Tom Hardy’s departure from Warner Bros. upcoming DC super villain project, Jake Gyllenhaal was being eyed to take over. But the actor has basically said “Nah, bro, I’m good” and passed on the film as well. With David Ayer’s film hitting the big screen in 2016, WB still has a little time to cast the central role.

Ben Affleck’s Batman Will Reportedly Appear in ‘Suicide Squad’

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by Mike Sampson January 21, 2015 @ 8:19 AM
Warner Bros.
While the upcoming DC Comics movie ‘Suicide Squad’ may have lost a Tom Hardy, it may be gaining a Ben Affleck. A new report suggests that Ben Affleck's Batman, will make a cameo at the end of the movie, introducing him to the new Joker (Jared Leto) and setting up his future standalone movies. Possible spoilers ahead...

Comic Strip: ‘Suicide Squad’ Loses Tom Hardy as ‘Avengers 2’ Unveils a New Trailer

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by Jacob Hall January 20, 2015 @ 12:22 PM
Shoebox Films
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, ‘Fantastic Four’ finally plans to release a trailer, Tom Hardy ditches ‘Suicide Squad,’ and ‘Avengers 2’ reveals an action-packed new trailer.

Tom Hardy Drops Out of DC’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Movie, Jake Gyllenhaal to Step In?

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by Mike Sampson January 15, 2015 @ 1:57 PM
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Tom Hardy was one of many high-profile actors who, last month, signed on to star in Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the DC Comics title ‘Suicide Squad’. His co-stars included Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto and Jai Courtney. But, the Squad will have to move on without its leader as Hardy has abruptly dropped out of the project.

Comic Strip: Updates on ‘Ant-Man’ and ‘Batman v Superman’ and ‘Daredevil’ and ‘Arrow’ and...

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by Jacob Hall January 12, 2015 @ 10:30 AM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, a weird ‘Batman v Superman’ rumor springs up, ‘Ant-Man’ releases its first trailer, and ‘Daredevil’ locks in a release date.

‘Suicide Squad’ Star Viola Davis Reportedly Signed For Multiple Films in the DC Universe

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by Britt Hayes January 9, 2015 @ 8:23 PM
ABC
Nowadays it’s become common for stars to sign on for multiple films in a comic book franchise or film universe, like most of the stars over at Marvel Studios. Even still, a new report regarding Viola Davis’ multi-film contract with Warner Bros. for their DC film universe is pleasantly surprising because it indicates that Davis’ Amanda Waller character is integral to DC and WB’s film plans beyond ‘Suicide Squad.’