'The Suicide Squad': John Cena in Talks to Join James Gunn's Film

Dear Warner Bros. Pictures, can we PLEASE get some additional confirmation on what the hell James Gunn's The Suicide Squad film will be called?! We ask because several outlets (Variety, THR, etc.) still can't seem to come to a decision on if it's *actually* called The Suicide Squad or Suicide Squad 2. Your own producers and execs have said it's NOT a sequel, and yet-

'The Suicide Squad': John Cena in Talks to Join James Gunn's Film

Anyhow, with that out of the way, it would appear that John Cena (*cue theme music*) is in talks to join the upcoming Gunn written-and-directed DC Comics film at WB.

We have NO idea who he may be playing, as folks can't seem to decide if Idris Elba is actually taking over for Will Smith as Deadshot, or who all is actually returning for this new film.

We'll let you know what we hear about it, though.

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.


Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always).

Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence.

Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional

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