Suicide Squad wasn’t the last project James Gunn will develop inspired by the DC Universe; neither will a series inspired by the character Peacemaker, featured in the aforementioned film, with positive reviews on John Cena’s work. The filmmaker recently confirmed that he’s working on another DC-related project, though he didn’t reveal further details about the production or the general idea.
Beyond having no details on the matter, it is clear that. James Gunn will continue to be tied to both of the comic book industry’s major universes for years to come. From his early work with Marvel to Suicide Squad, the filmmaker has found a space in which he is recognized and within which he seems to have fun. The latest interpretations of his most recent film with DC, which focused on how he refreshed a project that seemed stagnant and incorporated niche characters to bring them to the forefront, suggest that his creativity in this type of work flourishes.
Added to this is his track record in relation to Guardians of the Galaxy, tackling different characters outside of more traditional mainstream storytelling and influencing the tone of other productions within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So, between his work with DC and a pending with Marvel, there will be more news regarding his work and superheroes over the next few years.
What did James Gunn have to say about his upcoming work with DC?
James Gunn confirmed via Twitter that he is working on another project in addition to the series about Peacemaker, developed through HBO Max. Via that platform, the filmmaker commented, “Yes, I’m developing another DC project in addition to Peacemaker.” From there, almost any theory stands out, including a possible Crime Syndicate of America-inspired adaptation, as suggested by one of the profiles that responded to his tweet.
However, the project James Gunn may not be that far off with the narratives he’s been able to make so far. According to Screerant’s reading of the tweet, the new project could be related to a Suicide Squad sequel. Other options that could be discussed and that interest the director are:
New project with Margot Robbie in her role as Harley Quinn A project linked to the history of Bloodsport the character played by Idris Elba An adaptation inspired by Krypto The Superdog
Although James Gunn did not give more information, considering the relationship between those projects and the universes already developed by the studio, the association is valid. Beyond possible readings, it’s most likely that this production will be presented after his work with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. . planned for 2023. About the project about which there is more certainty is the series about Peacemaker.
James Gunn, via his Instagram profile, shared an image about the character and indicated that the series will be ready “in a little over three months“.