Idris Elba Is Replacing Will Smith As Deadshot In “Suicide Squad” Sequel?!?

Okay then, we can officially start calling the next Suicide Squad film a reboot. Thor’s Idris Elba, who will next be seen in the Fast & Furious spin-off ”Hobbs & Shaw” will reportedly take over the role of Deadshot.

Will Smith previously played the role and did a serviceable job with it in the first Suicide Squad film.

It’s currently unknown who will be joining Elba in the sequel, though many believe Margot Robbie will return as Harley Quinn. James Gunn was tapped to write and direct the film. The release date is currently set for Aug. 6, 2021.

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