New in the Squad

Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi has joined James Gunn’s upcoming The Suicide Squad. Actor Pete Davidson is also in talks to come on board. Gunn is directing the sequel to the 2016 feature based on the DC Comics anti-heroes. Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney and Viola Davis are reprising their roles and Idris Elba, John Cena, David Dastmalchian and Daniela Melchior have joined the film, reports The Guardians of the Galaxy director also wrote the script to the project, in which supervillains are recruited by the government to carry out secret missions. ‘The Suicide Squad’ will hit theatres on August 6, 2021.