‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3,’ ‘The Suicide Squad’ Won’t Be Delayed – Variety
James Gunn, director of the upcoming third “Guardians of the Galaxy” film and “The Suicide Squad,” mentioned that neither film will likely be affected by delays throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Answering followers’ questions on his Twitter account, Gunn mentioned that the brand new “Suicide Squad” movie for Warner Bros. and DC Comics is shifting alongside as deliberate for its launch on Aug. 6, 2021.
“Proper now there’s no purpose for ‘The Suicide Squad’ launch date to maneuver. We’re on or forward of schedule. We had been extraordinarily lucky to wrap capturing and arrange modifying from our properties (because of a submit manufacturing crew and studio with foresight) earlier than quarantine,” Gunn mentioned.
Proper now there’s no purpose for #TheSuicideSquadlaunch date to maneuver. We’re on or forward of schedule. We had been extraordinarily lucky to wrap capturing & arrange modifying from our properties (because of a submit manufacturing crew & studio with foresight) earlier than quarantine. https://t.co/URRFXX58r3— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) April 12, 2020
Then, Gunn gave an identical replace on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” which doesn’t have a launch date but.
“Proper now the plans with ‘Vol. 3’ are additionally precisely the identical as they had been earlier than coronavirus,” he mentioned.
The upcoming slate of Marvel Cinematic Universe movieshas been shifted because of coronavirus shutting down manufacturing all through the movie trade. “Black Widow” was pushed from Might to November, making a domino impact of delays for “The Eternals,” “Shang-Chi,” “Physician Unusual 2” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.” “Black Panther 2” and “Captain Marvel 2” are scheduled for the primary half of 2022.
James Gunn was initially fired by Disney from the “Guardians” film over controversial tweets from years in the past, then was re-hired. The back-and-forth pushed again growth on the movie, and Gunn was employed by Warner Bros. to helm “The Suicide Squad” within the meantime. He agreed to shoot “Guardians” after the DC Comics film is completed.
Not a lot is thought about “The Suicide Squad,” aside from it’s a standalone sequel to 2016’s widely-panned “Suicide Squad.” Returning solid members embrace Margot Robbie, Viola Davis and Joel Kinnaman, and the star-studded group of newcomers embrace Idris Elba, John Cena, Taika Waititi and Nathan Fillion.
Gunn mentioned he and the movie’s editors are efficiently working from house, however the first photos or a trailer for “The Suicide Squad” are nonetheless not fairly accomplished.
I want we had been however, as you may think, though modifying #TheSuicideSquadhas been fairly easy within the time of quarantine (I’m engaged on the reduce proper now), there are loads of different components slowed – a few of these associated to releasing photos, trailers, and so on. https://t.co/Mk64ax3fUu— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) April 12, 2020