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'Suicide Squad' cast kicks off production to sequel with James Gunn in Atlanta

James Gunn, the film’s director, shared a first-look photo of some of the cast for the upcoming movie.

ATLANTA — What’s better than one celebrity sighting? How about 10!

Monday night, we got our hands on photos of the cast for the upcoming  “Suicide Squad” sequel hanging out in the A!

James Gunn, the film’s director, shared a first-look photo of some of the cast for the upcoming movie.

The DC cinematic universe film is being described as a reboot of David Ayer's 2016 Suicide Squad.

But we’ll also see some fresh faces - take a look at this grainy cellphone video posted on Atlanta Filming’s Instagram page!

If you look closely, that’s young SNL comedian Pete Davidson walking through the airport about to film his scenes this week.

Atlanta Filming also posted a snap of actor Idris Elba in Atlanta. He will be showing up to shoot his scenes this week!

Elba recently replaced Will Smith as the assassin anti-hero Deadshot. Jared Leto stars as the Joker.

“Suicide Squad," which filmed in Toronto in for the original, began production in Atlanta this month.

The action-packed film is part of the shared DC cinematic universe that began with “Man of Steel” and continued in 2016's “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” with Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman.

Zack Snyder, the director of both movies, is an executive producer on "Suicide Squad" along with his wife Deborah and DC's chief creative officer Geoff Johns who are also back for the sequel.

In the original film, government boss Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) forced the villains into service, offering them lighter prison sentences in exchange for going on a dangerous (and secret) mission

The "Suicide Squad" sequel hits theaters August of 2021.


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