Peacemaker trailer: Do ya wanna taste the Suicide Squad spinoff on HBO Max?


John Cena desires to make peace. 

Video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET

Do ya actually wanna, do ya actually wanna style it? The trailer for brand spanking new TV present Peacemaker reveals why James Gunn’s creation was a standout character from darkly comedian DC Comics blockbuster The Suicide Squad, because the gun-loving super-lunk performed by John Cena blasts his method onto HBO Max within the new yr.

The primary trailer was proven to press on the Tv Critics’ Affiliation press tour Sept. 22, and the general public obtained to see it at digital fan occasion DC Fandome on Saturday. To the tune of Wig Wam’s mushy rock banger Do Ya Wanna Style It? the trailer additionally revealed a launch date for the present. 

The eight-episode spinoff collection is written by the movie’s author and director, James Gunn. Judging by Gunn’s gory, wonderful Suicide Squad flick, the Peacemaker collection is more likely to be violent, profane and a heck of numerous shiny-helmeted enjoyable. 

Peacemaker launch date

The spinoff present will stream on HBO Max on Jan. 13, 2022.  

Who’s Peacemaker?

Christopher Smith loves peace a lot he’d kill for it. In his unique kind, Peacemaker was created by author Joe Gill and artist Pat Boyette and made his debut in 1966 in comedian guide Fightin’ 5, printed by Charlton Comics. DC Comics later acquired the character, who would undergo numerous incarnations.

John Cena (heart) sporting his Peacemaker costume on the premiere for The Suicide Squad.

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Smith (aka Peacemaker) made his big-screen debut in The Suicide Squad this summer season. Gunn and the parents at HBO Max thought Cena was a lot enjoyable that the spinoff was developed and shot in early 2021 earlier than the movie even got here out. Positive sufficient, Cena’s hilarious efficiency was one of the vital acclaimed parts of the critically lauded film, even when the flick did not make as a lot as hoped on the box office.

Is Peacemaker a prequel?

It is not a spoiler for The Suicide Squad to say that few of the characters made it out alive. And by the top of the film, Peacemaker one of many casualties — till the post-credits scene modified issues significantly. That leaves the best way clear for the collection to comply with on from the movie, fairly than being a prequel.

One factor we do know: The opening sequence is a musical quantity.

Peacemaker solid

Together with Cena, Steve Agee and Jennifer Holland reprise their roles from the movie as Suicide Squad backroom employees caught taking care of Peacemaker. The solid is rounded out by Danielle Brooks, Freddie Stroma and Chukwudi Iwuji. Robert Patrick will play Peacemaker’s father. | Peacemaker trailer: Do ya wanna style the Suicide Squad spinoff on HBO Max?


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