“Working with this incredible Director on this astounding project has made this an amazing year,” the actor wrote on Instagram. “I am a very lucky man to be surrounded by such talent.”
New supervillains will also be introduced by Gunn in the upcoming film, including Nathan Fillion as T.D.K., Idris Elba as Bloodsport, and John Cena as the anti-hero Peacemaker. No details were released on Stallone’s role, though rumored that he will voice King Shark.
Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is slated for a theatrical premiere on August 6, 2021.