James Gunn assembles his perfect ‘The Suicide Squad'
Gulf Today|August 02, 2021
It’s not a reboot, a redo or a sequel. James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” is, as Harley Quinn star Margot Robbit put it: “A different thing.” David Ayer’s 2016 “Suicide Squad” might have been a critical disaster, it was still a financial hit.

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