Suicide Squad: everything you need to know about the film with Margot Robbie
The superheroes protagonists of films, trilogies and sagas that we see in the cinema take care of saving the world from situations of extreme danger, jeopardizing their own safety. But who takes care of those “smaller” missions where every life is absolutely expendable? Of these, in the DC universe, takes care of Suicide Squad, the suicide squad made up of anti-heroes or real villains, forced to make up for their past by completing activities of this type. This group was first brought to the cinema in 2016 by David Ayer with the movie Suicide Squad (here the review).
As known, the group was then revived on the big screen also in 2021 with the film The Suicide Squaddirected by James Gunn and regarded as “a thing apart” from Ayer’s film. This “reboot” was considered necessary given the not particularly satisfactory reception received by the 2016 film, which despite having earned about 740 million dollars at the box office received negative opinions from most critics and fans. Nevertheless, reasons to reevaluate Suicide Squad They are differentstarting from his being able to boast some now iconic and essential characters within the DC cinematic universe.
Suicide Squad it will in fact be deranged and confusing, but boasts a very strong personality, which not all the other titles of the DCEU present. Also, this is an Academy Award-winning film for best makeup, edited by Christopher Nelson and by the Italians Alessandro Bertolazzi And George Gregorini. Before embarking on a vision of the film, however, it will certainly be useful to delve into some of the main curiosities related to it. Continuing here in the reading it will in fact be possible to find further details relating to the plotto the cast of actors and much more. Finally, the main ones will also be listed streaming platforms containing the film in their catalogue.
The plot of Suicide Squad
The tale of Suicide Squad opens on a world shocked by the death of Superman, which occurred in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Because of this event, the government relies on the agent Amanda Waller tasked with assembling a team of expendable super villains to be exploited on suicide missions in an attempt to protect the world. The Colonel Rick Flag is therefore chosen to lead a team composed of harley quinn, Deadshots, Captain Boomerang, El Diablo, Killer Croc, Slipknot And Katanas. The group soon finds themselves faced with their first mission: to stop the mystique Enchantress and the ghostly brother Incubus. However, there are secret plans that Waller hasn’t disclosed to the team and that will soon come to light.
The cast of actors of Suicide Squad
The film’s main star is Harley Quinn, played by Margot Robbie. For her role, the actress underwent a six-month period of training in boxing, use of weapons, holding her breath underwater and in general anything that could allow her to personally interpret as many scenes as possible. dangerous as possible. Additionally, she researched the codependency of relationships and treated Harley’s relationship with the Joker as an addiction. In fact, the Joker appears briefly in the film, played by Jared Leto. As is known, the actor remained in character even outside of filming, even sending some gifts to his colleagues, such as a Robbie-style rat and a bullet to Will Smith.
In fact, Smith plays Deadshot in the film, a character the actor said he had a hard time getting in touch with, mainly due to his criminal actions. They then play the role Joel Kinnnaman as Rick Flag, Viola Davis in those of Amanda Waller e Jay Courtney in those of Captain Boomerang. Jay Hernandez plays El Diablo, while Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje it’s Killre Croc. Adam Beach is Slipknot, while Karen Fukuhara it is Katana. Cara Delevingne instead she was tasked with playing June Moone and the Enchantress, the film’s antagonist. To play her the latter she was asked to walk naked in the woods on a full moon and she the actress she claims she did.
Suicide Squad: the Ayer Cut
Following the release of the film in theaters and the negative reviews received, Ayer justified himself by stating that the distributed film did not reflect his vision at all and that the original editing was something completely different from the theatrical version. The film released at the cinema and which everyone still knows today was defined by Ayer as a sort of “light-hearted comedy” compared to what was originally conceived. Such changes in tone and editing would be due to negative reception of Batman v Superman and the unexpected success of the film by Deadpoolreleased a month earlier, thus making DC Studios incline to distribute a film more similar to the latter.
In May 2020, following the announcement of the director’s cut of Justice Leaguethen actually distributed as Zack Snyder’s Justice LeagueAyer announced that he also had his original edit of Suicide Squadcalled “Ayer Cut“, stating that it would not have required a large expense to be published, also clamoring for the support of the fans of the film and also spreading various news regarding its editing: among them, greater weight to the characters of Katana, Slipknot and the Joker of Jared Leto, an alternative opening scene, a love triangle between some of the protagonists and a more serious and less comical tone. To date, however, there are no plans for the implementation and distribution of such Ayer Cut.
The trailer of Suicide Squad and where to watch the film in streaming and on TV
You can enjoy Suicide Squad thanks to its presence on some of the most popular streaming platforms on the net today. This is in fact available in the catalogs of Chili Cinema, Google Play, Netflix and Amazon Prime Videos. To see it, once the reference platform has been chosen, it will be enough to rent the single film or subscribe to a general subscription. In this way you will be able to watch it in total comfort and at the best video quality. The film is also present in the television schedule of Monday 22nd May at 21:20 On the canal Italy 1.