The Suicide Squad trailer: James Gunn’s reboot showcases Harley’s new team

The very first complete trailer for James Gunn’s supervillain team-up film The Suicide Team has actually lastly gotten here and it’s full of ’70s war-movie action. While Gunn’s movie might have a comparable name to 2016’s Suicide Team, this brand-new variation is a (almost) overall reboot of the franchise and is set to strike theaters and HBO Max on Aug. 6.

The trailer starts with an intro that advises us of the Suicide Team’s extremely easy principle in DC comics’ tradition: a group of bad guys that the federal government creates to do difficult objectives that will most likely eliminate them. Next we get a quick intro to the lots approximately bad guys that are put together on this group along with what their powers are. The majority of the characters are entirely brand-new to this variation of the movie, though Margot Robbie will return as Harley Quinn, along with Jai Courtney as Boomerang from the 2016 variation of the movie. There’s likewise a kaiju. (Particularly, Starro!)

In the quick appearance we got at the film from DC’s fandome occasion in 2015, we currently understood that we might anticipate something along the lines of a war film from The Suicide Team, and the trailer plainly doubles down on that action. And, because this is a James Gunn film, there are lots of ironical one-liners included for excellent step.

The Suicide Team is Warner Bros. Pictures’ 2nd effort at bringing the comic series to the cinema in the last ten years. In 2016, the studio launched Suicide Team — no “The” that time around — which was technically composed and directed by David Ayer, however obviously went through some considerable reshoots and edits in order to get a lighter, more comical tone.

A couple of years later on in 2018, James Gunn was quickly removed his Guardians of the Galaxy movies by Marvel due to some insensitive jokes he had actually tweeted years previously. While he was rapidly renewed as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Warner Bros. leapt in throughout his quick duration of non-Marvel exclusivity and employed him to direct this brand-new Suicide Team reboot.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.