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The Suicide Squad’s after-credits scene, defined


The Suicide Squad is a fairly open-and-shut film. A standalone movie within the truest sense, it doesn’t require information of any prior DC Comics movies, nor does it have any cliffhangers for apparent sequels. However there’s a post-credits scene, and what it’s referring to won’t be apparent for viewers who don’t sustain with each tidbit of behind-the-scenes information. To not fear although, we’re right here to assist.

[Ed. note: Spoilers for The Suicide Squad to follow.]

The scene is a quick one: Two of Amanda Waller’s brokers are seen in a hospital, the place they’re instructed somebody was pulled from the rubble and survived. The survivor is none apart from John Cena’s Peacemaker, closely injured and unconscious however in any other case alive. The brokers, quite ominously, inform the attendant doctor that they’re gonna want him for a job “saving the world,” and the movie cuts to black.

This scene just isn’t establishing a Suicide Squad sequel, nor one other movie totally, however the introduced Peacemaker TV sequence for HBO Max, which, this scene suggests, will happen at the very least partly after the occasions of The Suicide Squad. Actors Steve Agee and Jennifer HoOlland are anticipated to renew their roles as Amanda Waller cronies John Economos and Emilia Harcourt, whereas Danielle Brooks (Orange Is the New Black), Nhut Lee (Kroll Present), Chukwudi Iwuji (Designated Survivor), and Robert Patrick (Terminator 2) spherical out the forged.

Not a lot is thought in regards to the new sequence — it’s written by James Gunn, who additionally directed the vast majority of the primary season’s episodes, and “a chance to delve into present world points by means of the lens of this superhero/supervillain/and world’s greatest douchebag,” per the Suicide Squad filmmaker. Becoming a member of Gunn as a director is none apart from Eastbound and Down creator-director Jody Hill.

Peacemaker is at present anticipated to premiere on HBO Max in January 2022. Within the meantime, dive into our listing of the very best Suicide Squad comics of all time.


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