Due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus, many film and television productions have been forced to suspend its filming. However, the director James Gunnworking on two big projects simultaneously, remains optimistic and believes that their upcoming films from Marvel and DC will keep their release date.
The filmmaker is currently working on the sequel of “Suicide Squad“(“Suicide squad”), which will bring back some of the characters from the first installment as Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), and will also include new faces such as Taika Waititi, Idris Elba and Peter Capaldi. He said that remains the release date set for August 6, 2021.
“At this time, there is no reason for the release date of ‘Suicide Squad’ is modified“explained James Gunn on Twitter. “We are on time or ahead of schedule. We were extremely fortunate to finish the shoot and be able to set up the edition from our homes (due to a team of post production and study from home) before the quarantine,” he added.
Although filming was completed before the pandemic of the new coronavirus and the studio is already working on the post production, the quarantine itself has delayed the production of other aspects of the tape as posters and trailers.
From the opposite side, on the sidewalk of Marvelthe principal pending the completion of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3“. The director said that production plans remain the same, although Disney has not announced a release date official.
“At this time, the plans for the Vol. 3 are exactly the same as before the coronavirus“he replied James Gunnin another tweet, about the future of Star-Lord, Groot, Rocket and company.
In march of 2019, he returned to take the place of director of “Guardians of the Galaxy“then that Disney and Marvel fired by unnos tweets controversial. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista, as the protagonists of the film, backed him.
To date, other tapes of superheroes have had to change their release date as “Black Widow” that went from may to November 2020. The same thing happened with “The Eternals” (February 12, 2021), “Shang-Chi” (may 7, 2021), and “Thor: Love and Thunder” (February 18, 2022), among others. (Europa Press)