‘Thor Ragnarok’s Director Taika Waititi Is In Talks To Join The Cast Of James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

Date: August 28, 2019

Deadline reported that the ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, and ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ filmmaker is in talks for a role in James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ at Warner Bros. No word yet on what part he’ll play, or how big it’ll be.

Waititi would join a growing cast that includes Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag) as well as new castmembers Idris Elba, David Dastmalchian (Polka-Dot Man), Daniela Melchior (Ratcatcher), Flula Borg, Steve Agee (King Shark) and Nathan Fillion.

Gunn wrote the script to ‘The Suicide Squad’. Chuck Roven and Peter Safran are producing. Word is that there’s a table reading for the DC sequel on Sept. 11 with production starting Sept. 23 of this year, for a Aug. 6, 2021 release.

Published by: Jad Jradi