It was recently revealed that the upcoming Warner Brothers film “Suicide Squad” was undergoing some heavy re-shoots to add in a previously overlooked sense of humor and most feel that this was being done based on the very mixed opinion that the epic “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice” had received. Apparently the one glib comment that an earlier trailer showed was the sole comedic line and after seeing “BvS” I can honestly say that I didn’t want another bleak film as this universe tries to assemble. So check out the latest trailer along with the premise for those who might need it and some of the cast. We can discuss more after that.
A secret government agency known as “Task Force X,” led by Amanda Waller, recruits imprisoned super-villains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency and saving the world from an unknown but powerful threat. (c/o Wiki).
Will Smith as Floyd Lawton/Deadshot
Jared Leto as Joker
Margot Robbie as Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn
Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag
Viola Davis as Amanda Waller
PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’m guessing by this point those of you who have interest in the DC Extended Universe and its brick by brick building of a DC Comics on film have also seen “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice”. I wonder what your opinion on that one was. Personally speaking the more I think about it, the less I feel that it worked for me. It was too much in too long a film and the DVD is going to be even longer but that is discussion for another posting. With “Suicide Squad” I had serious hesitations because giving us a film loaded with Batman villains seemed risky but maybe, just maybe this will be the one that gets the DCEU on track. As you can see in this blitz trailer, there are quips aplenty and what appears to be a healthy dose of Batman as well. It makes sense that he is more a part of this than was previously announced. I’m going to see it for sure since I like this particular comic book and have for quite a while now. A fair amount of us are convinced that the DCEU is off to a terrible start and that is not good at all while some others feel what we got in “BvS” is the perfect lead in to the 2017 “Justice League” film. I don’t agree with that stand at all and hope that this one will generate some off-kilter excitement. It already seems to have a great soundtrack and as you know from Marvel’s “Guardians Of The Galaxy” that can do wonders for the appeal of a film. Let me know what you think in the comments below.
Official Wiki Entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_Squad_%28film%29