Los Angeles, – The actor and professional wrestler John Cena is negotiating his incorporation to the cast of the sequel to “Suicide Squad” (2016), informed the specialized media Variety today.
If the conversations came to fruition, Cena would join a cast that includes Margot Robbie, who will again play Harley Quinn; and Idris Elba, who will take care of a character yet to be determined.
The American, very popular in the fight in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), has made its way into the cinema in recent years, especially in comedy and action films.
After participating with a small role in “Trainwreck” (2015), Cena has appeared in films like “Daddy’s Home” (2015), “The Wall” (2017), “Blockers” or “Bumblebee” (both of 2018).
On the horizon he has other projects such as the comedy “Playing with Fire” or the action film “The Janson Directive”.
In addition, Cena will lend his voice to the film “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle”, which will combine real action and animation in a feature film starring Robert Downey Jr.
The second part of “Suicide Squad”, which will premiere in August 2021 under the direction of filmmaker James Gunn and without Will Smith in his cast, will not be a continuation as such but a new look at this world of antiheroes with a new cast mostly.
The signing of Gunn was very commented in Hollywood since it took place shortly after that was dismissed by Disney the past July like director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3” after coming to light a series of old and controversial messages in Twitter .
Nevertheless, Disney rectified in the middle of March and recovered to Gunn like director of the third part of “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
The original “Suicide Squad” tape grossed $ 746 million, but had a tepid reception from critics and fans.
The films of “Suicide Squad” are part of the film universe that Warner Bros. is developing on the stories of DC Comics, a project that has already premiered “Man of Steel” (2013), “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice “(2016),” Wonder Woman “,” Justice League “(both 2017),” Aquaman “(2018) and the recent” Shazam! ” (2019). (EFEUSA)