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James Gunn Eyeing Second ‘Suicide Squad’ Spinoff Series For HBO Max, Says ‘Peacemaker’ Has “Really Good Chance” For Season 2

EXCLUSIVE: There’s one other Suicide Squad spinoff sequence within the works, James Gunn fair now not too lengthy within the past suggested us on the upcoming episode of Cut-off date’s Hero Nation.

“We’re engaged on one thing else now, one other TV level to that’s linked to that universe,” Gunn suggested us, “I will’t rather voice.”

Moreover, Gunn says that a second season of Peacemakerwhich fair now not too lengthy within the past dropped episode 5 right this moment, “There’s a extremely beautiful probability of that.”

“We’re primarily the most critical level to on this planet ethical now,” Gunn continued, talking to us from the gap of Guardians of the Galaxy 3 in Atlanta.

In step with sources, Gunn has approached HBO Max with the belief that for one other sequence built spherical one in every of the characters in Suicide Squad. We hear the mission is within the embryonic phases with nothing written or greenlit nevertheless HBO Max are talked about to be excessive on it primarily primarily based on Gunn’s enthusiasm for the belief that.

Officially, HBO Max when contacted by Cut-off date, had no comment to both any second Suicide Squad spinoff nor a second season of Peacemaker. 

While Gunn did now not decisively verify both Idris Elba’s Bloodsport or Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn characters are the ones he’s exciting about, it seems the 2 stars’ time desk are too jammed pack to slot in a TV sequence ethical now.

However, as we all know, that can commerce.

When prodded if the next Suicide Squad sequence on HBO Max would have Doctor Who alum and Suicide Squad well-known particular person Peter Capaldi who played Thinker in primarily the most favorite movie, Gunn laughed, pronouncing, “I will’t voice the relaxation. It is linked to this universe, and I don’t think this can also additionally be the same genre as Peacemaker; it won’t be as great a  comedy as Peacemaker, nevertheless this can also additionally be within the same universe.”

With regard to season 2 of the Cena HBO Max sequence, Gunn talked about, “The level to is doing extraordinarily effectively, and we’re wrathful, we all like doing it, we fair correct must crossed some ‘T’s and dot some ‘I’s, which is admittedly me.”

Does Gunn bear any regrets, like Patty Jenkins did with Shock Lady 1984, about Suicide Squad going day-and-date in theaters and on HBO Max closing summer season? The critically acclaimed and viewers fave movie afflict up making $55.8M home and $167.4M WW on the box space of job, versus the pre-pandemic haul of the 2016 installment which did $325.1M stateside and $746.8M WW.

“It’s been borne out that issues didn’t work the pleasant, nevertheless I in actuality prefer to voice that route of is is understanding incredibly effectively for me thanks to Peacemaker,” Gunn solutions.

“I wasn’t elated about Suicide Squad going to TV day and date, we additionally took space to come out at absolutely the height of Delta, so it became once a refined decision,” he added.

“For the sake of Peacemaker, I’m in actuality elated: It bought extra subscribers for HBO, billions of of us voice it on HBO; for Peacemaker it worked out in actuality effectively,” talked about Gunn about Suicide Squad.

Peacemaker became once conceived by Gunn right thru the pandemic lockdown of 2020 as he became once ending the edit of Suicide Squad.

“I became once initiating to get bored, attributable to I became once locked down, I became once heart-broken, I became once having heavy dismay like a range of us were at that point and restful right this moment, and I wanted one thing to handle myself,” he suggested us.

“That’s the place the level to comes from,” Gunn talked about, “I wanted one thing to assuage myself.”

See out for the Hero Nation podcast which is able to be shedding later this morning.

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