Less than a year since the show was announced to even be in the works, James Gunn has confirmed that the primary season of HBO Max’s Peacemaker, starring John Cena and spinning out of The Suicide Squad, has wrapped filming. Information of the completion of manufacturing comes on the heels of the list of filmmakers that stepped behind the camera for the DCEU set TV series which incorporates Jody Hill (Observe and Report, HBO’s Eastbound & Down), Brad Anderson (Fringe, DC’s Titans), and Rosemary Rodriguez (Marvel’s Jessica Jones, The Strolling Useless), Gunn will helm 5 of the eight episodes within the first season.
In a tweet confirming the information, Gunn wrote: “And that’s a wrap on Day 131 & Season One in every of #Peacemaker. Lower than a yr in the past I pitched a imprecise pitch to @HBOMax – right here we’re 11 months later with 8 astounding episodes within the can. Forged & crew: I really like you all. Thanks for placing your hearts & souls into this venture.”
Peacemaker additionally stars Steve Agee, reprising his The Suicide Squad role as John Economos, Danielle Brooks (Orange Is the New Black) as Leota Adebayo, Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day) as Auggie Smith, Chukwudi Iwuji (Designated Survivor) as Clemson Murn, Jennifer Holland as Emilia Harcourt, the aide to Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) in The Suicide Squad, and Freddie Stroma (Bridgerton) as Vigilante.
And that’s a wrap on Day 131 & Season One in every of #Peacemaker. Lower than a yr in the past I pitched a imprecise pitch to @HBOMax – right here we’re 11 months later with 8 astounding episodes within the can. Forged & crew: I really like you all. Thanks for placing your hearts & souls into this venture.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) July 13, 2021
An official description for the collection reads:
Based mostly on characters from DC, Peacemaker shall be produced by Gunn’s Troll Court docket Leisure and The Safran Firm in affiliation with Warner Bros. Tv. Whereas particulars about Peacemaker are being saved beneath wraps, the collection will discover the origins of the character that Cena will play within the upcoming movie, a person who believes in peace at any value — regardless of how many individuals he has to kill to get it. The collection will lengthen the world that Gunn is creating for The Suicide Squad film, which is scheduled to be launched in theaters by Warner Bros. Photos on August 6, 2021.
The Suicide Squad will debut in theaters and on HBO Max on August 6. Peacemaker premieres January 2022 on HBO Max.