According to reports, James Gunn, the writer and director of Marvel’s two Guardians of the Galaxy movies, is now set to write DC’s Suicide Squad 2, with an eye to direct. Which is quite ironic considering Warner Bros. wanted the original Suicide Squad to be its answer to Guardians of the Galaxy.
On what’s happened to Gavin O’Connor, the previous director? Well, it looks like it was creative differences that made him fall back, according to Justin Kroll from Variety.
On the Gavin O’Connor front in relation to SS2, hearing the story he had for the sequel ended up almost being identical to the BIRDS OF PREY story and when that film was given the go ahead to go before SQUAD 2, O’Connor grew frustrated and fell off project to do HAS BEEN instead
— Justin Kroll (@krolljvar) October 9, 2018
The information does not stop there, with The Hollywood Reporter saying that it might not be a sequel but a “new take” on the franchise. Like you, we are scratching our heads about that here in WOBAM about that. Maybe Suicide Squad is becoming an anthology series? Time will tell.
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