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The Suicide Squad UK release date, cast, director, plot; The Suicide Squad is a sequel and soft-reboot to the preceding film - but when is it released in the UK?

Byline: Lewis Knight

This particular team are the worst of the worst.

The DCEU brought us the filmSuicide Squada few years back fromDavid Ayer, featuring the likes ofWill Smithas Deadshot and, of course,Margot Robbieas break-out character Harley Quinn.

The film as a whole proved divisive, however, drawing mixed to negative reviews from critics.

Yet, we will be getting a follow-up instalment to theDC Comicsfilm and with a new director.

But just what should we be expecting from the follow-up film?

And when will it be released in UK cinemas?

Here is everything we know so far about the sequel entitled The Suicide Squad.

Including whereIdris Elbafits in to all of this!

(And yep, that's the title).

The Suicide Squad is released in UK cinemas on August 6, 2021.

It is due to film later this year, after star Margot Robbie completes filming on herHarley-centric film Birds of Prey(and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn).

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Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn/Dr. Harleen Quinzel

The Australian actress will reprise her role as the Joker's former girlfriend after being the fan-favourite of the first film.

The character will appear in Birds of Prey before her return here.

Idris Elba as TBC

Initially tipped to replace Will Smithas leading Squad member Deadshot, it has now been revealed that he will play a different character entirely.

Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang/George "Digger" Harkness

The Australian criminal will return as a member of the Suicide Squad.

Viola Davis as Amanda Waller

The ruthless boss of the Suicide Squad and uncompromising government figure will be back, played by Oscar-winner Davis.

Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg

The star of The Killing reprises his role as the military man and member of the Suicide Squad. He was last seen settling down with girlfriend June Moone (Cara Delevigne).

Amanda Rabinowitz as Deputy Defense Secretary

The actress has been cast in a role in the US Department of Defense.

Will Smith will not reprise his role as Deadshotin the film and the character will not appear in the film at all.

It is unknown if other stars from the first film will return, including Cara Delevigne as Enchantress/June Moone and Jared Leto as The Joker .

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During the period in which he was fired by Disney from his role as director of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, James Gunn was hired by Warner Bros. totake on directorial duties on the sequelto the film by David Ayer.

Gunn has since been re-hiredby Disney forGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, but will complete work on The Suicide Squad first.

The director will also write the script alongside comic book writer John Ostander.

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At present we have little no details on the plot, but the film has been described as less of a sequel and more of a "soft-reboot".

Whatever that means.

The Suicide Squad is released in UK cinemas on August 6, 2021.

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