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How to Watch James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Spinoff Series ‘Peacemaker’ on HBO Max

One of The Suicide Squad‘s anti-heroes has a TV series of his own. John Cena reprises his role as Christopher “Peacemaker” Smith in Peacemaker, which debuts Thursday, Jan. 13 exclusively on HBO Max. The DC show picks up where 2021’s The Suicide Squad left off, and follows Peacemaker seeking redemption through a secretive government project. The […]

‘The Suicide Squad’ Producer Charles Roven Recalls Pairing David Ayer with Christopher Nolan’s Editor

Charles Roven’s journey in the DC universe has had plenty of triumphs as well as some unexpected turns along the way. The veteran producer worked with Christopher Nolan on the acclaimed The Dark Knight trilogy and with Zack Snyder on his DC films, including Justice League, which presented some of the most unexpected challenges of […]

DC Comics in Rebuilding Mode: Top Execs Speak Out on “Future-Proofing” Publishing

Almost a year ago, DC Comics — the publishing unit behind superheroes Batman, Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn — was hit with a brutal cut that saw one-third of the company ranks wiped out due to broad layoffs at its parent WarnerMedia.  But the Burbank-based comics division, led by chief creative officer and publisher Jim […]

Heat Vision Download: What to Watch, Play, Read in August

Welcome to Heat Vision Download, a monthly column from The Hollywood Reporter looking at upcoming movies, TV shows, books and games in the genre space. Summer is not slowing down with the action or thrills, starting with James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad hitting theaters in early August and Nia DaCosta’s supernatural slasher Candyman bringing the month to […]

David Ayer Blasts ‘Suicide Squad’: “The Studio Cut Is Not My Movie”

Suicide Squad director David Ayer is taking his criticism of the released version of his comic book film to a new level. With James Gunn’s upcoming reboot The Suicide Squad drawing early praise — and comparisons to Ayer’s disappointing 2016 effort — Ayer accused Warner Bros. of dramatically recutting his film from his original vision. […]

James Gunn Reveals Kevin Feige Was “in Shock” When Delivering News of Marvel Firing

James Gunn is sharing more details around his 2018 Marvel firing, including how he got the news and his feelings around “cancel culture” following that experience and his eventual rehiring a year later. In a new interview with The New York Times, the Suicide Squad director said that it was Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige […]

‘The Suicide Squad’ Unleashes R-Rated First Trailer

James Gunn's film opens in theaters and on HBO Max on Aug. 6.

‘Riverdale’ Actor, ‘Underground Railroad’ Actors Join ‘Suicide Squad’ Spinoff ‘Peacemaker’

Lochlyn Munro, who played Betty Cooper’s father on 'Riverdale,' has joined the cast of 'Peacemaker,' HBO Max’s series spinoff of James Gunn’s 'Suicide Squad.'

Theater Advertising Giant Looks for Revenue Outside of Big Cinema Screens

Cinema advertising firm National CineMedia, which plays ads on movie theater screens, has hired Steve Sapp to drive out-of-home digital ad sales well beyond the multiplex during the pandemic.

Warner Bros. Smashes Box Office Windows, Will Send Entire 2021 Slate to HBO Max and Theaters

The studio will send 17 films — including 'The Matrix 4,' 'The Suicide Squad' and 'Dune' to its streaming service for 31 days the same day they hit theaters.

John Cena, James Gunn Tackling ‘Peacemaker’ Series for HBO Max, DC

James Gunn is reteaming with actor John Cena for Peacemaker, an action-adventure-comedy series for HBO Max that serves as a prequel for their upcoming DC movie, The Suicide Squad.

Nathan Fillion Responds to ‘Suicide Squad’ Character Rumors

Nathan Fillion is just fine with fans thinking he is playing Arm-Fall-Off-Boy in the upcoming James Gunn film 'The Suicide Squad.'