It may be time for John Cena to join the "Suicide Squad" sequel.
Sources tell Variety Cena is in talks to join Idris Elba and Margot Robbie as an extension of Warner Bros. follow-up of "Suicide Squad" in 2016.
Robbie is back as Harley Quinn and Jai Courtney is back as Captain Boomerang. Variety He first announced that the studio had decided to play Elba a brand new character instead of taking Deadshot, a character described by Will Smith in the first film. Cena and Elba will not play again.
Warner Bros. did not comment.
James Gunn will write and direct the film, which is expected to go into production this fall. The marquee will be in the theater on August 6, 2021.
The original "Suicide Squad" – starring Smith, Robbie and Jared Leto – has become a huge box office sensation when it hit theaters in 2016, making $ 746.8 million worldwide.
The film will star Cena in comics. Cena made her appearance after being one of the best WWE stars. Cena's most recent roles on the big screen include Universal Blockers, alongside Leslie Mann and Ike Barinholtz. He then chained with the spin-off "Transformers" "Bumblebee" with Hailee Steinfeld.
Cena was recently invited by Dwayne Johnson, a WWE member, to play in The Janson Directive. He is also on board for Paramount Players' "Playing With Fire" comedy.
Cena will also perform a character from Universal's fantasy adventure, "Dr. Dolittle's Journey," starring Robert Downey Jr. and Selena Gomez.
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