Written By: ELo Copeland | @mselo1
Everyone loves a Big Willie Style superhero film, however, for Suicide Squad, Warner Bros. may not have a choice but to choose another actor for the role of Deadshot.
There have been reports indicating Will Smith will not be returning to Suicide Squad to do a sequel. As of now, the current release date for the second film is August 6, 2021.
Last October, it was confirmed that James Gunn was hired to write and direct the sequel. The film is a about a secret government agency that recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous blackops missions and save the world from a powerful threat in exchange for reduced sentences.
Even with negative reviews the film received, Suicide Squad grossed over $764 million worldwide. The original film was written and directed by David Ayer in 2016. The film won multiple awards, including an Oscar for Best Hair & Makeup at the 89th Academy Awards.
There has been no comment from Will Smith or Warner Bros. regarding his appearance in the sequel. No other cast member details have been announced at this time.