As we see more and more of The Suicide Squad, we all keep wondering how much it will have to do with the original Suicide Squad.
Today, we got a more extended look at the upcoming Suicide Squad movie in the form of a new red band trailer.
Among other characters that got a little bit of the spotlight, we got to see more of Idris Elba’s character, Bloodsport.
It makes DC fans wonder about who exactly is leading the team in this movie and where Deadshot is during all this.
Here’s everything we know about Bloodsport vs Deadshot in The Suicide Squad.
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Bloodsport vs Deadshot
Idris Elba’s character Bloodsport is one who’s made many appearances ever since he debuted back in the 1980s as a Superman villain. Two men have taken up the mantle of the villain, Robert DuBois and Alex Trent. We don’t officially know which character Elba is playing, but as DuBois is a black man and Trent is a white supremacist, I think it’s safe to assume that this rendition of the character is Robert DuBois.
Originally, Elba was set to replace Will Smith as Deadshot from 2016’s Suicide Squad, however, as reported by Variety, his role was rewritten to make him a new character.
The confusion over Bloodsport vs Deadshot is understandable as the Suicide Squad movies have been a little all over the place. It seems like the upcoming film is in good hands with James Gunn and as we continue seeing more of it, it just keeps looking better.
More Suicide Squad
If you’re looking for more on the upcoming Suicide Squad film, we’ve got you covered. Wondering about who BlackGuard, Pete Davidson’s character, is? Check out our full coverage right here that gives you a full breakdown as to who they are and why they’re one to watch in the upcoming film.
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