John Cena in Talks to Suit Up For James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

/Film | 4/17/2019 | Ben Pearson
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Looks like writer/director James Gunn truly is using a similar formula with DC’s The Suicide Squad as he did with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – at least when it comes to casting. Gunn chose Dave Bautista, a former wrestler, to play one of the members of his ensemble in Guardians, and now a new report says that former wrestler John Cena is in talks to join returning players Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, and fellow newcomer Idris Elba in the ensemble cast of The Suicide Squad.

According to Variety, Cena is in talks to come aboard Warner Bros. and DC’s Suicide Squad sequel, which is scheduled to begin production sometime this fall. There’s no word about which character he might play, but taking a look at an early list of characters, Cena seems like he might be a good fit for Peacemaker, a...
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