Idris Elba our new favorite recruit in The Suicide Squad.
The actor joined the star-studded cast of the upcoming reboot.
The cast includes Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flagg), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Sylvester Stallone, Michael Rooker (Savant), Flula Borg (Javelin), David Dastmalchian (Polka-Dot Man), Daniela Melchior (Ratcatcher2), Mayling Ng (Mongal), Sean Gunn (Weasel), Pete Davidson (Blackguard), Peter Capaldi (the Tinkerer), Juan Diego Botto (Presidente General Silvio Luna), Joaquín Cosío (Mayor General Mateo Suarez), Jenn Holland (Emilia Harcourt), Storm Reid (Tyla), Alice Braga (SolSoria) and Nathan Fillion (T.D.K.).
The trailer starts with Bloodsport played by Idris Elba in prison for shooting Superman with a kryptonite bullet, a crime that put the superhero in the hospital.
The newly released trailer reveals how Viola Davis‘ Amanda Waller found Bloodsport – he was detained for putting “Superman in the ICU with a kryptonite bullet.”
The Suicide Squad also features the return of Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. John Cena joins the cast as Peace-Maker. Davis returns as government agent Waller, and Euphoria‘s Storm Reid will play Bloodsports’ daughter, Tyla.
‘The Suicide Squad’ will debut in theaters and on HBO Max simultaneously on August 6.