New Suicide Squad Statues Reveal Synopsis


New DC statues based on Suicide Squad have been announced along with a new synopsis for the film

Suicide Squad is a very long 8 months away, but that won’t stop DC films from promoting it even before Batman v Superman is out (the trailer sort of doesn’t count because that wasn’t really meant to be seen outside of Sand Diego Comic Con)!

DC just announced that they will be releasing four 12-inch collectible statues “soon” based on several characters in the film-Deadshot, Killer Croc, Harley Quinn and The Joker. No idea what these will look like, but with this announcement also came a synopsis for Suicide Squad which may gives a general idea about the overall plot:

"It feels good to be bad…Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it’s every man for himself?"

It certainly sounds from that synopsis that Amanda Waller will most likely turn out to be the real bad guy in Suicide Squad. Suicide Squad is of course known for the team going on impossible missions (and somehow succeeding). But what if they are meant to fail from the start as part of a bigger plan?

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Also, since the rule goes that companies generally think merchandise won’t sell that well of characters that die in the movie, you can virtually guarantee these four characters will survive  the Suicide Squad’s first mission. To be fair the only one out of those four I thought might die was Killer Croc (mainly for the shock value of killing off a major Batman villain), but still not likely, so it wasn’t surprising. Suicide Squad arrives in theaters August 5th.

h/t CBM