According to rumors Warner Bros. and DC Comics eyeing British actor , Idris Elba, to replace Will Smith as DeadShot in the upcoming relaunching movie of SUICIDE SQUAD 2. The news comes after Smith had to leave the role due to scheduling conflicts.
Reports suggesting that Elba and the film writer, James Gunn on Friday to discuss the role before the movie production starts in September.
Gunn‘s Suicide Squad Will allegedly feature a roster of new DC characters who did not appear in 2016 version of David Ayer. However, several characters including Deadshot, Harley Quinn and Rick Flagg are slated to make a return.
The Suicide Squad has an Aug. 6, 2021 release date.