We will not be correctly launched to James Gunn’s THE SUICIDE SQUAD till subsequent yr, however there’s already a spin-off TV series within the works at HBO Max. The eight-episode series will deal with Peacemaker (John Cena), a man who believes in peace at any price, irrespective of how many individuals he has to kill to attain it, and Deadline has reported that Cena’s SUICIDE SQUAD co-star Steve Agee might be becoming a member of him within the series as effectively.
Steve Agee truly performs two roles in THE SUICIDE SQUAD, that of King Shark and John Economos, however it’s the latter function that he’ll be reprising for the Peacemaker series. Economos is the warden of Belle Reve Federal Penitentiary in addition to an aide to Amanda Waller (Viola Davis). Agee has appeared in a number of James Gunn initiatives through the years, together with SUPER, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, and BRIGHTBURN. James Gunn is at the moment within the midst of writing all eight scripts for the Peacemaker series, which is able to discover the origins of the character, and it is anticipated that he’ll direct a variety of the episodes as effectively. Production on Peacemaker is scheduled to start early subsequent yr before Gunn has to begin work on GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3.
THE SUICIDE SQUAD is slated to hit theaters on August 6, 2021.