John Cena has been forged in an upcoming Suicide Squad spin-off sequence for HBO Max.
The actor, who will likely be taking up the function of Peacemaker in James Gunn’s 2021 movie The Suicide Squad, will likely be reprising his function for an eight-hour spin-off sequence with the filmmaker as soon as extra.
The character was created by Joe Gill and Pat Boyette, and first appeared within the Fightin’ 5 comics sequence created by Charlton Comics.
Peacemaker the sequence will broaden on the world envisaged by Gunn in The Suicide Squad, and can discover the character’s origins.
“James Gunn has the distinctive means to create an expansive universe whereas additionally bringing to life the soul and wit of every character. We stay up for a deep dive into the world of Peacemaker,” Casey Bloys, Chief Content material Officer for HBO and HBO Max, advised Deadline.
James Gunn added in a press release: “Peacemaker is a chance to delve into present world points via the lens of this superhero/supervillain/and world’s greatest douchebag.
“I’m excited to broaden The Suicide Squad and produce this character from the DC movie universe to the complete breadth of a sequence. And naturally, to have the ability to work once more with John, Peter, and my pals at Warner Bros. is the icing on the cake.”
On his upcoming function, now extending to the small display, Cena mentioned. “I’ve mentioned earlier than that it has been an amazing honor and an unbelievable alternative to be a part of The Suicide Squad and to work with James on what will be a implausible film.
“I’m unbelievably excited to have the possibility to staff up with him once more for Peacemaker. We are able to’t anticipate followers to see this.”