Aug 4 (Reuters) – Margot Robbie leads a solid of unhinged supervillains as “The Suicide Squad” returns on Friday in a sequel that its solid calls colourful and loopy.
With a brand new director in James Gunn and recent characters performed by Idris Elba, Jon Cena and Sylvester Stallone, “The Suicide Squad” follows the 2016 film that did effectively on the field workplace however obtained weak evaluations.
“It could look totally different and will really feel tonally totally different… Since James Gunn is directing it, he is actually sort of made it his personal,” mentioned Robbie, who performs fan favourite Harley Quinn.
Based mostly on characters from DC Comics, the squad is “a gaggle of criminals who fall into doing good issues in opposition to their will as a result of they’ve a bomb caught within the neck they usually’ll get their heads blown up if they do not do what they’re advised,” the Australian actress mentioned.
The plot sees Quinn, Peacemaker, Bloodsport and different convicts recruited for a mission to destroy a Nazi-era jail and laboratory on a distant island.
Evaluations this time round have been heat. The Hollywood Reporter mentioned that not solely does the movie have “the nastily satisfying vibe that eluded its predecessor, however it additionally tells a narrative price following.”
Joel Kinnaman, who returns as particular forces officer Colonel Rick Flag, known as it a singular entry into the catalog of superhero films.
“It is a loopy, loopy movie. It is a wild journey. It is colourful, it is violent, it is foolish,” Kinnaman mentioned.
Portuguese newcomer Daniela Melchior quipped that it was like “a visit with out taking medicine.”
“The Suicide Squad” arrives in film theaters and on the HBO Max streaming platform on Friday.
Reporting by Reuters Tv; Modifying by Aurora Ellis