Suicide Squad Movie In The Works

Posted by G-Man (29478 posts) - - Show Bio
In a bold move on Warner Bros.' part, Suicide Squad is going to be adapted into a movie.  The idea is to make a new franchise out of this.  Suicide Squad deals with incarcerated super-villains set on black-op suicide missions by the government.

Who will be in it?  Will it be true to the comic?  Variety reports:
"Suicide Squad" will feature a mix of well-known and unknown villains recruited by the government to accomplish a task deemed too dangerous for superheroes. The historically independent operators must bury their own interpersonal conflicts and agendas to form a cohesive unit to take on a singular task.

Let's hope they put some actually A-list villains and not some lame ones that no one will care about.  What is 'bold' about this is, it's not quite a marketable movie.  Warner Bros. won't be able to make a line of toys, bedsheets and birthday party plates and napkins based off of this.  It's great that they're actually giving us and movie-goers credit for being intelligent enough to handle and accept something that is different than the norm.

No word on a release or start date.  Justin Marks ("20,000 Leagues Under The Sea," "Hack/Slash," "Street Fighter") will be writing it.  Fingers crossed...
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#1 Posted by Red L.A.M.P. (2828 posts) - - Show Bio

I have the 1st issue in my collection.  Always thoguht it was a cool cover.
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#2 Posted by Owen_Porter (83295 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow, no one cares about this? Deadshot and Bronze Tiger on the big screen? This is badass.

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#3 Posted by xerox_kitty (15760 posts) - - Show Bio

Ha ha!  I take back what I was saying yesterday on the Joss Wedon thread... they're actually making something without any of the GLA big-hitters!  I'm looking forward to this! :)

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#4 Posted by Nighthunter (28561 posts) - - Show Bio

I just love the team

#5 Posted by TwilightThunder (246 posts) - - Show Bio

F**CK YEAH! SUICIDE SQUAD FTW!

#6 Posted by Risky (12616 posts) - - Show Bio

Who do you want to see in the movies people? I say Bronze Tiger, Deadshot and most of all Bane are a must for me.

#7 Posted by Decept-O (7270 posts) - - Show Bio

Could be quite good or a major disaster.  Let's hope it's not the latter.  Quite a gamble to take on this comic for a movie.  Capt. Boomerang, though?  Errr.....

#8 Posted by G-Man (29478 posts) - - Show Bio

They just better get some actual villains and not make up some lame ones because of some silly copyright/legal problem.  Otherwise, what'd be the point?

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#9 Posted by Meanstreak (415 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael Jai White as Bronze Tiger would be bad azz.

#10 Posted by #1ElderScrollsFan (1991 posts) - - Show Bio

Could be a great movie if done right

#11 Posted by Precise (22883 posts) - - Show Bio
G-Man said:
"Justin Marks ("Street Fighter") will be writing it.  Fingers crossed... "
hm.. Fingers crossed indeed.
#12 Posted by Nighthunter (28561 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know about other members but Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, Rick Flag and Amanda Waller are must have

#13 Posted by Media_Master (2189 posts) - - Show Bio

yup

#14 Posted by Detective (524 posts) - - Show Bio

i would definitely check this movie, but i wouldnt think Suicide Squad would be a group that would actually get a movie

#15 Edited by Legacy_ (10169 posts) - - Show Bio

Does this team have any current appearances or ongoing and even recommendations because I would like to read up on this team.

#16 Posted by King Saturn (222845 posts) - - Show Bio
Holy Crap  ! 

I can dig this
#17 Posted by Chaos Agent (2150 posts) - - Show Bio
Closure said:
"Does this team have any current appearances or ongoing and even recommendations because I would like to read up on this team."
they had a miniseries called "Suicide Squad: from the ashes" like a year ago, it was written by the creator and original series writer
#18 Posted by Legacy_ (10169 posts) - - Show Bio
Chaos Agent said:
"Closure said:
"Does this team have any current appearances or ongoing and even recommendations because I would like to read up on this team."
they had a miniseries called "Suicide Squad: from the ashes" like a year ago, it was written by the creator and original series writer
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Tanks, I'll check it out (My local comic store hardly sells DC titles)
#19 Posted by Chaos Agent (2150 posts) - - Show Bio

then your local comic store sucks :P

#20 Posted by TheBug (1111 posts) - - Show Bio

I approve.

#21 Posted by Portrait (4481 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome! I really hope they follow through with this.

#22 Posted by Zoom (14668 posts) - - Show Bio

The original Squad is who I want to see.

The biggest legal issue I see is the chance that somebody already has the rights to Deadshot as a Batman villain.  He was in that animated Dark Knight thing awhile back.

#23 Posted by geraldthesloth (33313 posts) - - Show Bio

Just as long as they portray Digger and the others right.

and get good actors for all of them..

#24 Posted by Clutch (2835 posts) - - Show Bio

Yesss.

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