Just last month, it was reported that Idris Elba would be replacing Will Smith as Deadshot in the sequel of Suicide Squad.

Well, Variety has just reported that there will no longer be a Deadshot in the film.

Have no fear because Idris Elba will still be in the sequel film! Elba will play a completely new character.

Although details on Idris’ new character has not been shared yet, we do know that three characters in the film are expected to return, Harley Quinn played by Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller.

The sequel to Suicide Squad is scheduled to be released on August 6th, 2021.



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