Suicide Squad 2 Taps 2 New Writers to Pen Sequel

Suicide Squad 2 Taps 2 New Writers to Pen Sequel

We already reported that Jared Leto’s Joker is getting his own spin-off movie from Suicide Squad and that the DC Extended Universe now ties the Suicide Squad into their overall universe.

This is a new way for Justice League, Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, Aquaman and The Flash to have better leverage in the DCEU. With the DCEU Suicide Squad tie-in, it may well be the glue to fix the problems within the DC Universe. Read on…

Suicide Squad 2 Taps 2 New Writers to Pen has the latest on Warner Bros. and DC pushing ahead with Suicide Squad 2 by tapping 2 new writers to take the helm and pen a more cohesive film fans will love.

David Bar Katz and Todd Stashwick will be co-writing the script alongside director Gavin O’Connor which looks like the second installment is all systems go as, according to The Hollywood Reporter. O’Connor has been working on the movie for a while, but now David Bar Katz and Todd Stashwick are coming on board to tune up the script alongside director

The details of the Suicide Squad 2 script has yet been revealed but it looks highly likely that it will reunite Robbie’s Harley Quinn and Smith’s Deadshot for another mission with the crew of criminals who are blackmailed into helping the government sort threats.

In addition, Warner Bros. is working on a series of movies based around the iconic arch nemesis’ of heroes such as Batman and Superman, including two films starring The Joker, Deathstroke, and Harley Quinn.

Walter Hamada, the President of DC-Based Film Production at Warner Bros. bio read as follows:

Heroes and Super-Villains from DC, as well as titles based on other characters and stories also licensed from DC, including its Vertigo and MAD Magazine imprints. Hamada draws upon resources from across both WBP and New Line Cinema and works closely with Geoff Johns, President and Chief Creative Officer, DC Entertainment.

We previously reported that The Joker and Harley Quinn will be getting their own movie, which is said to be focusing on their ”messed up” love story.

Robbie previously had this to say about the upcoming movies with Leto:

I’m personally a sucker for a love story. In any iteration. I think people enjoy seeing two characters who, in Harley and Joker’s case, would die for one another. It’s kind of romantic in a messed up way.

Production is said to begin shooting this fall. 

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