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Another Suicide Squad star joins John Cena’s Peacemaker series on HBO Max

November 3rd, 2020 by Marc Comments

We reported a while ago that James Gunn and HBO Max was developing a DC live-action series based on the upcoming The Suicide Squad movie (here).

The series will feature John Cena as Peacemaker and, while not very much is known about the series at this stage, we now know that it looks like he will be joined by at least one more member of the Squad.

Steve Agee has joined the series cast list and, as fans will know, he plays King Shark in the movie. However, while I’m hoping he will be King Shark, it seems he also plays a character in the movie called John Economos, “a warden of Belle Reve Federal Penitentiary and an aide to Viola Davis’ government character Amanda Waller”.

So, anyone want to put bets on which he’ll play in the series? We know HBO Max is putting serious money behind these shows and, given that King Shark appears in The Flash on The CW, it’s certainly not out of the question he couldn’t be reprising the role… and let’s not forget how big a hit King Shark was on the Harley Quinn animated series over on DC Universe.

Agee is no stranger to working with Gunn, having appeared in Super, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 and Brightburn.

Peacemaker will be an eight-episode series which will be written and in part directed by Gunn too.

Source: Deadline

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….