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Ivan Hill | 10 October, 2018, 09:26

The various Hollywood trade sites report that Gunn's take on the Suicide Squad characters will be brand new, which has lead to speculation there could be a recasting of the actors and characters.

The first Suicide Squad film, which was released in 2016 and directed by David Ayer, received mixed reviews, but did earn almost $750 million worldwide - massive in comparison to its $175 million budget, before promotion and advertising.

TheWrap dropped the bombshell on Tuesday, adding that Gunn will have a "completely new take on the property".

Update: When reached for comment, Warner Bros. told GameSpot, "It is confirmed that James Gunn is writing the next installment of the Suicide Squad franchise". Bautista, who plays Drax, said he would ask Disney to release him from his "Guardians 3" contract if they didn't at least use James Gunn's script.

Marvel's loss might end up being DC's gain. Suicide Squad is beyond rehabilitation-there was so much wrong with it that no sequel could possibly work under any circumstance.

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Patty Jenkins left Marvel following creative differences regarding Thor 2, and went on to make Wonder Woman, and Josh Whedon did something similar when he took over Justice League.

"My words of almost a decade ago were, at the time, totally failed and unfortunate efforts to be provocative", Gunn wrote in a statement on Twitter.

They can still say Drax is in the third movie - he's just invisible. All I can do now, beyond my honest and heartfelt regret, is to be the best human being I can be: accepting, understanding, committed to equality, and far more thoughtful about my public statements and my obligations to our public discourse. To everyone inside my industry and beyond, I again offer my deepest apologies.

Gunn will also reportedly bring an entirely new approach to the Suicide Squad franchise, which involves a group of super-villains who get sent on shadowy government missions under threat of having surgically-implanted bombs exploded in their heads.

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