Was The Suicide Squad a flop?The Suicide Squad made $167 million at the box office against a production budget of $185 million, making it the least successful offering in the DC Extended Universe to date .
Is Suicide Squad 2021 a sequel or reboot?Even James Gunn himself has said that The Suicide Squad isn’t a sequel nor a reboot entirely , and the movie itself may confirm what he meant by tying to Ayer’s movie without following it faithfully.
What’s the difference between Suicide Squad and The Suicide Squad?The Suicide Squad is a “standalone sequel,” meaning you don’t need to see the 2016 Suicide Squad to understand 2021’s The Suicide Squad. While some of the characters and actors overlap, The Suicide Squad is a brand new story, and more importantly, a brand new tone .
Is The Suicide Squad on Netflix?No. The Suicide Squad is not streaming on Netflix , and likely will not be on Netflix anytime soon. However, you can watch The Old Guard on Netflix, if you’re craving a superhero-esque action movie right now.
Is Suicide Squad 2 a success?Yes, had there been no Covid and no HBO Max concurrent availability , we might be talking about a $60 million opening, a $140 million domestic cume and a $366 million global finish.
Why is Suicide Squad 2 rated R?Why is The Suicide Squad rated R? A lot of reasons including drug use, violence and gore, brief graphic nudity, language, and sexual references .
Do I need to watch the first Suicide Squad before the new one?» No. You don’t have to have seen any other film to understand everything in #TheSuicideSquad
Does the new Suicide Squad replace the old one?It’s neither . It’s a standalone film. It will feel like a spiritual sequel to the 2016 film in that it’s respectful of the film before it, but it’s not an outright, deliberate sequel to David Ayer’s movie.
Is The Suicide Squad a sequel to Birds of Prey?It was described as a « total reboot » rather than a sequel to 2016’s Suicide Squad , yet had returning characters like Rick Flag and Amanda Waller being played by the same actors.
Why is Deadshot not in Suicide Squad 2?Deadshot was originally going to be in the film
However, due to scheduling conflicts , he had to be rewritten for another character to be played by none other than Idris Elba. In fairness, if you’re going to replace an actor as good as Will Smith, Elba’s probably the best choice you could make.