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Updates From the Next Evil Dead, The Flash, and More

Jai Courtney teases some tonal changes between the original Suicide Squad and its sequel. Lucifer’s next season is getting a little help from Supernatural’s god. Souza’s in trouble in new Agents of SHIELD pictures. Plus, Nic Cage’s killer theme park movie gets a teeny name tweak, and what’s to come in Snowpiercer’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Agents Of Shield, Suicide Squad, Snowpiercer, The Flash, Lucifer, The 100, Jai Courtney, Souza, The Beach House, The Suicide Squad, Vagrant Queen, Legions, Evil Dead Rise, Willys Wonderland, Horrorscope


Jai Courtney Explains the ‘Different Flavor’ of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad

Jai Courtney Explains the ‘Different Flavor’ of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad Last year, Jai Courtney became the first Suicide Squad cast member to join James Gunn’s upcoming film, proving that it wasn’t going to be a hard reboot of the franchise. Although the new movie retains some connectivity to David Ayer’s original film, it goes without saying that Ayer and Gunn have different directing styles. While speaking with Variety, Courtney discussed how he adjusted to James Gunn’s approach to T...
Tags: Movies, Suicide Squad, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, David Ayer, Jai Courtney, Ayer, Courtney, Gunn, Tyler Bates, ComingSoon, Movie News, Dc Films


Listen: Jai Courtney on Netflix’s ‘Stateless’ and Filming the ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel

Best known for playing Captain Boomerang in “Suicide Squad,” Jai Courtney first gained attention in 2010 portraying Varro on Starz’s “Spartacus: Blood and Sand.” Since then, the Aussie actor has appeared in “Jack Reacher” and “A Good Day to Die Hard,” followed by “Divergent” and its sequel, “Insurgent.” He’ll next be seen in “Stateless” as […]
Tags: News, Podcasts, Features, Netflix, Starz, Suicide Squad, Cate Blanchett, Boomerang, Jai Courtney, Varro, The Big Ticket


Suicide Squad Director David Ayer Says James Gunn is “Reinventing the Universe”

Suicide Squad Director David Ayer Says James Gunn is “Reinventing the Universe” David Ayer may not be returning to the director’s chair for The Suicide Squad, but he has only good things to say about his successor, James Gunn. Back in 2016, Ayer helmed the first Suicide Squad movie, which introduced Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn, among others. Ayer recently took to Twitter to clarify the relationship between the two movies. He also went out of his way to praise Gunn and share his excitement fo...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Boomerang, John Cena, David Ayer, Jai Courtney, Ayer, Gunn, Robbie, Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman, ComingSoon


Buffaloed Trailer: You Can’t Always Take What You Want

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Buffaloed trailer: You can’t always take what you want Magnolia Pictures has released the official trailer for their upcoming comedy-drama Buffaloed, starring Zoey Deutch (Zombieland: Double Tap, The Politician, Before I Fall). Debuting in theaters on February 14, 2020, you can watch the official trailer now in the player below and check out the full poster in the gallery! RELATED: Zombieland 2 Writers Say Ryan Reynolds Was Originally Included in Cast Buffalo is the debt c...
Tags: Video, Movies, America, Ryan Reynolds, Magnolia Pictures, Jai Courtney, Zombieland, Movie News, Tanya Wexler, Brian Sacca, Phil Quartararo, Buffaloed, Peg Dahl Deutch, Zoey Deutch Zombieland, Judy Greer Jai Courtney, Jermaine Fowler Buffaloed


CS Soapbox: Should Terminator Go Back to Low Budget Roots?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Soapbox: Should Terminator go back to low budget roots? The day finally came and passed for Terminator: Dark Fate, the latest attempt at revitalizing the long-running sci-fi action franchise. While critics and audiences did respond more favorably to it than the previous two reboot attempts, it did still wildly underwhelm in its debut weekend, only grossing $29 million domestically. While that might sound like a reasonable number for some movies, the problem is the films...
Tags: Movies, Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terry Gilliam, Connor, Ryan Reynolds, James Cameron, Paramount Pictures, Sarah, Hamilton, Silver Lake, Ucla, Mitchell, Jai Courtney, Skydance, Schwarzenegger


Jai Courtney on ‘Semper Fi’ and His Humbling Hollywood Journey [Interview]

We all know the name Jai Courtney. The Australian actor first broke out on the Starz series Spartacus and later landed roles in a string of high-profile movies like Suicide Squad, Terminator: Genisys and Jack Reacher. Between those movies, he’s gravitated towards more grounded roles in dramas like Felony, The Water Diviner, and Unbroken. He himself says it’s the intimate dramas that are more to his taste. Movies like director Henry Alex Rubin’s Semper Fi are right up his alley. It’s a family dr...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Interview, Interviews, Features, Jai Courtney, Semper Fi, Featured Stories Sidebar, Henry-Alex Rubin


Amanda Waller is Back in New The Suicide Squad Set Photos

Amanda Waller is back in new The Suicide Squad set photos As production continues on The Suicide Squad, new photos the set of James Gunn’s highly-anticipated DC film have arrived online (via Just Jared), revealing a glimpse at Oscar winner Viola Davis’ return as Amanda Waller. Also featuring John Cena, Idris Elba and Daniela Melchior, you can check out the full photos below! RELATED: Exclusive: Jai Courtney Talks Returning to The Suicide Squad! The Suicide Squad cast includes: David Dastmalch...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Atlanta, Suicide Squad, Idris Elba, James Gunn, Jared, Boomerang, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Taika Waititi, Amanda Waller, Kinnaman, Michael Rooker, Peter Safran, Movie News


‘The Suicide Squad’ is the “Biggest” and “Most Fun” Movie James Gunn Has Worked On

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 are considered some of the most entertaining and vibrant superhero movies, fueled by the deeply personal touch that director James Gunn gave to them. And while many would consider the Guardians movies to be the nearest and dearest to his heart, Gunn revealed that The Suicide Squad may give them a run for their money. After his initial firing by Disney from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, James Gunn was courted by several studios eager for him to best...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Rick Flagg, Warner Brothers, David Ayer, Jai Courtney, Gunn, Amanda Waller, Sean Gunn, Joel Kinnaman


Former ‘Naked Brothers’ star Nat Wolff is all grown up, playing challenging roles in two new films about the effects of war

Nat Wolff is no stranger to a stage or set. The 24-year-old has acted professionally since he was 8 or 9, later starring with his younger brother Alex in the Nickelodeon TV series “The Naked Brothers Band” and landing parts in movies throughout his teens. But “Semper Fi,” which opens Friday, Oct. 4, and “The Kill Team,” which arrives in theaters on Oct. 25, represent a new chapter in the young actor’s life. No longer is he cast in coming-of-age stories such as “The Fault In Our Stars” or “Paper ...
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CS Interview: Jai Courtney on Semper Fi, Plus Exclusive Clip

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Semper Fi trailer starring Jai Courtney released Lionsgate provided ComingSoon.net with the chance to speak 1:1 with star Jai Courtney (Divergent, Terminator Genisys, The Suicide Squad) for his new thriller Semper Fi, as well as providing us with an exclusive clip which you can check out below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ad...
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Film Review: ‘Semper Fi’

Though such niceties tend to get lost in the blunt language of “hawks” and “doves,” there’s actually a more useful distinction to be drawn when it comes to support for war, or lack thereof. It’s between people who believe a conflict fought should be a just one, and those who trust any conflict their side […]
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Joel Kinnaman to Return as Rick Flag in The Suicide Squad!

Joel Kinnaman set to return as Rick Flag in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad Joel Kinnaman has let the world know that he will indeed return as Rick Flag for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. The actor revealed the news via his Instagram account (via JoBlo), where he snapped a picture at a gun range where he will begin “easing into that squad preppppp …” Check out the full message below! RELATED: The New Gods Movie: Tom King to Co-Write Screenplay with Ava DuVernay PB ...
Tags: Comics, Viola Davis, Movies, Instagram, Abc, Netflix, House Of Cards, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Philadelphia, Idris Elba, James Gunn, Ava Duvernay, Margot Robbie, Cobie Smulders, Boomerang


Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer Will Debut This Thursday!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Terminator: Dark Fate trailer will debut this Thursday! After teasing us a week ago with a shot of the editing bay, director Tim Miller lived up to his word and will reveal the first trailer for the upcoming Terminator: Dark Fate this Thursday morning at 6:00 a.m. PST! Terminator: Dark Fate will see Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising their roles. They will also share the screen with newcomers Mackenzie Davis (Blade Runner 2049), Natalia Reyes (Birds of Pas...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paramount, Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Jai Courtney, Tim Miller, Sarah Connor, Kyle Reese, Linda Hamilton, ComingSoon, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna Marvel, Terminator: Dark Fate


James Gunn Talks Suicide Squad Sequel, ‘It Just Instantly Started Flowing’

BEGIN SLIDESHOW James Gunn talks Suicide Squad sequel, ‘It just instantly started flowing’ Even though he’s got Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 on the horizon, James Gunn is very excited to be working on The Suicide Squad. In an interview with Deadline, the first he’s given since being fired by Disney last summer, Gunn opened up on losing the Guardians franchise before getting hired back by Disney, and what it’s been like working with DC for his upcoming sequel to 2016’s Suicide Squad. ...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Disney, Bradley Cooper, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Dawn, Boomerang, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Gunn, Amanda Waller, MCU


Michael Rooker Denies Suicide Squad Casting Report

Michael Rooker denies Suicide Squad casting report Michael Rooker is not going to appear as King Shark (or any other character) in the upcoming Suicide Squad sequel, according to Michael Rooker. The Guardians of the Galaxy actor took to Instagram to post a screencap of last week’s report suggesting he would be in the film, which he replied in the caption “DA………..NOT!!!” He later added in the comments “This is not true news… I am not cast in this movie…….,” seemingly settling all doubt about h...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Instagram, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Will Smith, James Gunn, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Boomerang, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Gunn, Rooker, Amanda Waller


Tim Miller Promises Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer Soon

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Tim Miller promises Terminator: Dark Fate trailer soon Director Tim Miller (Deadpool) gave an update on the progress made on Terminator: Dark Fate. The film’s official Twitter account posted a photo of him working in the editing bay (via Collider) and promises fans will see more of the James Cameron-produced Terminator flick very soon. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || ...
Tags: Movies, Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cameron, Hamilton, Miller, Mackenzie Davis, Jai Courtney, Collider, Tim Miller, Sarah Connor, Kyle Reese, Linda Hamilton, Tim Miller Deadpool, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna Marvel


‘Buffaloed’ Review: Zoey Deutch is a Star in a Zippy Crime Dramedy [Tribeca]

Zoey Deutch is poised to be the next movie star. The actress showed signs of potential in the workplace rom-com Set It Up, but in Buffaloed, her natural breezy charisma is put on full blast. With director Tanya Wexler lending the crime dramedy a zippy, irreverent flair, Buffaloed becomes the vehicle for which Deutch can finally show off her chops. Deutch stars in Buffaloed as Peg Dahl, an ex-con who is looking for a steady gig after being released from jail, where she had landed for a scalpi...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Movie Reviews, Tribeca, Jai Courtney, Judy Greer, Zoey Deutch, Featured Stories Sidebar, Tanya Wexler, Buffaloed


Michael Rooker May Play King Shark in The Suicide Squad

Michael Rooker May Play King Shark in The Suicide Squad Because Yondu got a grand sendoff in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Michael Rooker isn’t likely to be back for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. But that’s not going to stop him from joining another cinematic universe. Via The Wrap, Rooker is negotiations to join the cast of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefres...
Tags: Comics, Viola Davis, Movies, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Dc, Will Smith, James Gunn, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Boomerang, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Gunn, Rooker


‘The Suicide Squad’: Michael Rooker Might Reunite with James Gunn and Play King Shark

Michael Rooker and director James Gunn are frequent collaborators, and it appears the duo is on course for another cinematic reunion. A new report says Rooker is currently in talks to play a character named King Shark in Gunn’s upcoming The Suicide Squad, the sequel to David Ayer’s 2016 film Suicide Squad. Read more about the character below. Rooker, best known for playing the Ravager leader Yondu Udonta in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, has appeared in every one of Gunn’s feature-len...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Casting, Wikipedia, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Will Smith, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Warner Brothers, John Cena, David Ayer, Jai Courtney, Gunn


Suicide Squad Adds Newcomer Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Suicide Squad adds newcomer Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher According to Variety, Portuguese actress-model Daniela Melchior (Valor da Vida) has signed on to join the ensemble cast of director James Gunn’s forthcoming sequel The Suicide Squad. Melchior is set portray the role of Batman villain Ratcatcher, who is reportedly being described as someone connected to Idris Elba’s . She will be joining previously announced cast members John Cena (Bumblebee), David Dastmalchian (...
Tags: Hollywood, Viola Davis, Movies, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Batman, Will Smith, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Rick Flagg, Boomerang, Jai Courtney, Golden Globe, Elba


‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel Cast Adds Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher

The Suicide Squad sequel cast continues to assemble, and the latest addition is a fresh face indeed. Daniela Melchior, an actress who has primarily worked in Portuguese film and television projects. Melchior would play Ratcatcher, a character who can control rats (didn’t see that coming, did you?). Melchoir joins Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, John Cena, and more in the James Gunn-directed sequel. Variety broke the news about Daniela Melchoir joining the cast of The Suicide Squad, the sequel to ...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Casting, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Will Smith, James Gunn, Smith, Deadshot, Boomerang, Jai Courtney, Elba, Gunn, Melchior


David Dastmalchian to Play Polka-Dot Man in The Suicide Squad

BEGIN SLIDESHOW David Dastmalchian to play Polka-Dot Man in The Suicide Squad David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man and the Wasp, Dune, Reprisal) is set to play the Polka-Dot Man in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The announcement follows the recent news that John Cena is in negotiations to star in the film. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'g...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Will Smith, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Rick Flagg, Boomerang, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Elba, Robbie, Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman, ComingSoon


‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel Finds Its Polka-Dot Man in ‘Ant-Man’ and ‘The Dark Knight’ Actor David Dastmalchian

Everyone can relax: James Gunn has found his Polka-Dot Man. Ant-Man and Dark Knight actor David Dastmalchian is joining Gunn’s Suicide Squad sequel cast as the polka-dot costumed villain, one of several new characters joining the squad. Dastmalchian joins returning cast members Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Viola Davis, and new cast additions Idris Elba and John Cena. Sorry to all you Polka-Dot Man hopefuls out there: the role has been filled. THR reports that David Dastmalchian, who had a...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Casting, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Will Smith, James Gunn, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Elba, Gunn, Bautista


John Cena in Talks to Suit Up For James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

Looks like writer/director James Gunn truly is using a similar formula with DC’s The Suicide Squad as he did with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – at least when it comes to casting. Gunn chose Dave Bautista, a former wrestler, to play one of the members of his ensemble in Guardians, and now a new report says that former wrestler John Cena is in talks to join returning players Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, and fellow newcomer Idris Elba in the ensemble cast of The Suicide Squad. ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Idris Elba, Will Smith, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Smith, Margot Robbie, Warner Brothers, John-Cena, Jai Courtney, Elba, Gunn


John Cena In Talks For The Suicide Squad

BEGIN SLIDESHOW John Cena in talks for The Suicide Squad The time is up for the real bad guys as John Cena’s time is now for The Suicide Squad as the 41-year-old wrestler turned actor has entered negotiations to star in the upcoming DC Extended Universe sequel for Warner Bros, according to Variety. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Will Smith, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Rick Flagg, Boomerang, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Elba, Robbie, Cena, Amanda Waller


Superhero Bits: Tobey Maguire Praises Other Spider-Men, Mark Strong Almost Played an X-Men Villain & More

Want to check out some horror movie variant covers for the upcoming DCeased comic event at DC Comics? What does Tobey Maguire think of Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland as Spider-Man? Which Marvel character would Anthony & Joe Russo still like to tackle in the MCU? What did Robert De Niro have to say about the connection between Joker and Martin Scorsese?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. The voice cast of Justice League sat down with Rob Paulsen for an episode of Talkin’...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Disney, Dc Comics, Robert De Niro, Suicide Squad, Justice-League, Deadpool, Andrew Garfield, Avengers, X-men, Doctor Strange, Jared Leto, Tobey Maguire, Shazam, Martin Scorsese


Idris Elba Playing Different Character in The Suicide Squad, Not Deadshot

Idris Elba playing different character in The Suicide Squad, not Deadshot It was revealed last month that Idris Elba would join the cast of Warner Bros. and DC Film’s The Suicide Squad, filling in for the role of Deadshot that was previously played by Will Smith. Now, Variety reports that Elba will still appear in the film, just not as the marksman character. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRef...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Will Smith, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Smith, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Rick Flagg, Boomerang, Jai Courtney, Elba, Gunn


‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel Dropping Deadshot, Giving Idris Elba a New Character Instead

While Idris Elba is still appearing in Suicide Squad sequel The Suicide Squad, he won’t be playing Deadshot after all. Elba was previously announced to be taking over the role from Will Smith after Smith left due to scheduling issues. Now, it’s been revealed Deadshot has been removed from the movie entirely, and Elba will play a new character. The reasoning behind this move lies in the hopes that Smith might return as Deadshot for future sequels. Just what the heck is going on with James Gun...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris-Elba, Will-Smith, James Gunn, Smith, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Boomerang, Jai Courtney, Variety, Elba, Gunn


Viola Davis is Reprising Her Role as Amanda Waller in ‘The Suicide Squad’

Despite reports that James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad is going to be a “total reboot” of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, that seems less and less likely to be the case. Viola Davis, who played the ruthless government agent Amanda Waller in the 2016 comic book movie, will be back in The Suicide Squad, joining Jai Courtney in reprising their roles from the first movie. The Wrap reports that Viola Davis will return as Amanda Waller in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, which has been reported to be a “r...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Casting, Sequels, Davis, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, James Gunn, Smith, Deadshot, Warner Brothers, Boomerang, Jai Courtney, Ayer, Courtney