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New Suicide Squad trailer quietly slips on to YouTube preroll

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A model new trailer for James Gunn’s upcoming DC comic information movie The Suicide Squad has arrived — nonetheless watching it is primarily roulette. Instead of releasing the bigger check out the movie on typical channels, Warner Bros. debuted the spot by YouTube preroll commercials. An official mannequin has however to be uploaded to any DC or WB channel. The solely method to see it? Watch YouTube motion pictures with out instinctively hitting “Skip Ad.”

Whereas the first teaser flexed the film’s R-rated standing with profane lunacy, the overall trailer for The Suicide Squad expands on the comic bookiness of all of it. The new footage begins by introducing Idris Elba’s character Bloodsport, who evidently put “Superman in the ICU with a kryptonite bullet.” Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller spells out why she needs a(totally different) workforce of villains: Something has gone haywire with “Project Starfish,” and now an infinite spore-firing monster is on the assault. The precise pleasure of the model new look is an extended riff on Weasel, the humanoid weasel. “He’s harmless” says Joel Kinnaman’s Rick Flag. “Well, he’s not harmless, he’s killed 27 children…”

The Suicide Squad depends on the long-running, usually celebrated comic title from DC, and a unfastened follow-up to David Ayer’s 2016 film Suicide Squad. Though successful, the bitter type of the “Snyderverse” left the potential of a Suicide Squad 2 in jeopardy, with Warner Bros. in its place opting to spin off Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn into Birds of Prey. But when James Gunn was briefly taken off his Guardians of the Galaxy motion pictures by Marvel, due to some insensitive jokes and a advertising and marketing marketing campaign led by right-wing commentators, WB jumped on the chance to enlist the director to helm a mushy reboot. Gunn was later reinstated as a result of the director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3, making him a central decide inside the brokering of peace between DC and Marvel followers.

The Suicide Squad hits theaters and HBO Max on Aug. 6. We’ll exchange this put up when or if an official mannequin of the trailer turns into obtainable. For now, proper right here’s a batch of newest pictures moreover launched with the under-the-radar trailer.

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