James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad got the new addition to his movie with the giant Stallone making the entry in the project. The filmmaker has confirmed that Sylvester Stallone has indeed joined the cast of the upcoming movie.
James Gunn had shared the news by posting a selfie with Stallone. “Always love working with my friend @officialslystallone & our work today on #TheSuicideSquad was no exception. Despite Sly being an iconic movie star, most people still don’t have any idea what an amazing actor this guy is,” he captioned the picture.
The news was later confirmed by Stallone while speaking to Deadline. He said, “Working with this incredible Director on this astounding project has made this an amazing year. I am a very lucky man to be surrounded by such talent.
The star-studded cast includes Jennifer Holland as Emilia Harcourt, Peter Capaldi as Thinker, Mayling Ng as Mongal, Pete Davidson as Blackguard, Juan Diego Botto as Luna, Storm Reid as Tyla, Joaquin Cosio as General Mateo Suarez, Alice Braga as Sol Soria, J, and Taika Waititi in a secret role.
The new characters include Polka-Dot Man (David Dastmalchian), Ratcatcher (Daniela Melchior), Javelin (Flula Borg), TDK (Nathan Fillion), and Weasel (Sean Gunn).
The Suicide Squad will release in theaters on August 6, 2021.