After being kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe team, James Gunn signed on with Warner Bros. and now has started out developing "Suicide Squad" with a mostly new cast of misfit villains and the ones returning are expected to be played by all new people.

Collider reports that details are finally being released suggesting that the new Suicide Squad movie will be a soft reboot, with a few characters returning. It's even possible that a few of the actors from the original film may return, but the reboot will not be tied to or reference the previous film.

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James Gunn possibly bringing over MCU stars

It was recently reported that Will Smith was interested in reprising his role as the assassin Deadshot, but had to drop out due to prior commitments. Deadshot is expected to return, but now fans are wondering who will replace him. Some have suggested bringing in Idris Elba, who is best known for his part in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Another possible MCU star to join the Suicide Squad is Dave Bautista.

"Suicide Squad" reboot will introduce a new cast of characters. (Image Credit: Warner Bros/YouTube screencap)
"Suicide Squad" reboot will introduce a new cast of characters. (Image Credit: Warner Bros/YouTube screencap)

He and Gunn became friends and Bautista has been very vocal about not being happy that Gunn was fired from "Guardians of The Galaxy" gig. Insider reports suggest that Bautista is set to play Peacemaker, one of the new characters. It's unclear how this would affect Bautista's work as Drax in the MCU.

Few original stars returning for 'Suicide Squad' reboot

Deadshot is confirmed to return from the first film. While the film is a reboot, it's possible returns as a brand new member of the squad, especially with a new actor in the role.

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Other characters possibly to be a part of the new film include Rat Catcher and Polka Dot Man, minor villains but one character that everyone has heard of is King Shark "The Flash." He remains to be the biggest villain in the new film.

The original "Suicide Squad" was basically an attempt to do a film about a rag-tag team of villains that come together to form a family. That's something James Gunn has done well, so his "Suicide Squad" just be a big hit for Warner Bros., possibly righting the ship with future DC films, instead of just trying to be like the darker MCU.

Warner Bros. has not publicly said who will officially be part of the "Suicide Squad" but have confirmed that Margot Robbie will return as Harley Quinn, along with Viola Davis' Amanda Walker. The film is scheduled to be released in 2021. Fans will have to wait and see whether this reboot will be able to right the ship after disastrous performance of the original film.

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