The Suicide Squad Cast Member Discusses What Will Make This Film A Success

Kinnaman who is returning as Rick Flag talks about the incredible amount of humor being injected into James Gunn's sequel.


Last month, DC presented Fandome which gave fans its first look at the upcoming Suicide Squad sequel, simply called The Suicide Squad, directed by James Gunn. Kinnaman is only one of four returning from the original cast, alongside Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller.

In an interview with THR, during doing press for his upcoming thriller, The Secrets We Keep, Kinnaman talked about the script for the film how he thought it was the funniest thing he's ever worked on.

"[The Suicide Squad] is going to be insane," Kinnaman said. "The script is so funny. Every page of that script was funny, and every page made me laugh." He also went onto praise Gunn as a director and how he seems him as somebody who "commands that genre."

"He just understands the world so well, and since he wrote it, he really reinvents not just the concepts, but also the characters. For me, it was like I did my first comedy, but it's like heavily R-rated. It was a real learning experience for me too because I'd never done a comedy in that way before. So I asked James to work with me and teach me this s***. And yeah, we had so much fun doing it. That movie is going to be a f****** monster. Honestly, even though I'm in it, I can't wait to see it as a fan."

Kinnaman went on to describe the big difference on the level of chemistry among cast members this time around and if it felt weird being with an almost completely different cast.

"They're such good people. It's also something about the whole concept of being a squad. There was never a bad ego on either of these films; not the first or the second one. There was never a s***** person that was trying to suck up all the air," he continued. "On both films, there were really generous, warm, funny people around that were just about feeding the collective. There's something about the concept that really helps that vibe, and because there was a core unit from the first one, I think we brought that spirit of the first film into the second one as well."

DC's The Suicide Squad is scheduled to hit theaters August 6, 2021.

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