Will Smith talks about the possible return of Deadshot

Will Smith talks about the possible return of Deadshot

After being absent from James Gunn's The Suicide Squad (our review here), it was unclear whether Will Smith would ever reintroduce himself as his DC villain Deadshot for another movie. However, in a new interview, the Oscar-nominated actor confirmed reports that emerged around the time Gunn's film was in production, talking about a possible return of Deadshot.

Will Smith and the possible return of Deadshot

Speaking of a possible return of Deadshot, Will Smith said: “Yes, I was working when they were ready to shoot. It was a timing issue ”. Smith also confirmed that he would gladly return to Deadshot if asked!

They left Deadshot out, right? So does Idris play a different character or does he play Deadshot? Okay, okay, so I can come back.

“We discussed this,” producer Peter Safran previously admitted of Will Smith's possible return of Deadshot in The Suicide Squad. “But we knew we had to start shooting in September because, frankly, we probably knew before other people that James was coming back to shoot The Guardians. So it was really important to start shooting when we started and Will was not available, and that made it easier. What are you going to do? She's not available. ”

The rumors that Elba would play Deadshot were helpful to the production, so she was able to keep her character a secret and a window open for Deadshot's possible return.

"These rumors would have been natural because Will said he wasn't joining the second film, so it was quite normal for audiences or fans to think I would take the place of the Deadshot character," Elba told Entertainment Tonight. “But I'm really happy that James Gunn didn't want to do it, I didn't want to do it. Deadshot is a great character and Will plays him very well. ”

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