Suicide Squad sequel to begin filming in Atlanta

If you’ve been waiting for the sequel to the 2016 film “Suicide Squad,” your wait is almost over. A new rendition of the film is set to begin filming next week in Atlanta.

James Gunn, director of  “Guardians of the Galaxy,” will write and direct the new film, which is rumored to be a complete reboot of the franchise. However, details of the plot are limited.

The production will film in Georgia for three weeks before moving to Panama for additional filming. It will feature several characters from the 2016 version as well as a few new faces.

Margot Robbie will be returning as Harley Quinn, along with Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Col. Rick Flag and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller.

The film will include new cast members Idris Elba, John Cena and Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson.

The movie is set to be released in August 2021.