The Suicide Squad star Jai Courtney wants to put Captain Boomerang and Flash back together in a new movie.
British actor Jai courtney joined the DC Extended Universe in 2016 with Suicide Squad. In the David Ayer-directed film, Courtney played George Harkness, better known as Captain boomerang. The character made an impression among DC fans and the actor will reprise this role in James Gunn's The Suicide Squad. Now, Courtney has revealed that she would like to continue being part of DC, especially in a movie against her nemesis, Flash.
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In an interview with Screen Rant, during the promotions of his new movie Honest Thief, Courtney talked about her return to DC. Although The Suicide Squad marks Jai Courtney's second appearance in DC, the actor confirms that would like to come back for a movie with Ezra Miller's Flash. "I hope so. The people above me control that, but I think the fans would love it. Who knows? Who knows how things are going to take shape? I think a lot of properties are being developed. And much success is coming to DC. I think they are creating very good movies. So we'll see. That would be incredible. If it were up to me, I would already be developing it. But we'll see how it goes. "
Before The Justice League, DC introduced the Ezra Miller Flash in several cameos from other films, the first during Batman v. Superman But in Suicide Squad (2016) we are introduced to Flash arresting one of his main enemies in the comics, the Captain Boomerang. The first solo Flash movie is already in development. It is expected to premiere in June 2022 and the film will address the issue of multiverses with appearances by Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton's Batman.
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Despite the delays in its releases, DC wants to continue expanding its cinematic universe. So a movie of the Ezra Miller's Flash vs. Jai Courtney's Captain Boomerang it may be among the plans of the producer.
The truth is that DC continues to bet on Suicide Squad. Although David Ayer's film was not very well received by critics and audiences, the potential was there. And DC has not hesitated to continue exploiting it. Apart from the premiere of The Suicide Squad Next year, a spin-off series that will focus on John Cena's character, Pacemaker, has already been announced. Not much is known about the project but it will be released on HBO and will feature appearances of other members of the antihero group.
For his part, Jai Courtney is one of the few actors from the Suicide Squad (2016) cast who will return in the film of James Gunn. With him they return Margot robbie, Joel kinnaman Y Viola Davis, apart from the spectacular new cast. The sequel to Suicide Squad was scheduled to premiere in August this year but due to causes related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the premiere has been delayed until 2021. TJames Gunn's Suicide Squad will hit theaters on August 4, 2021.
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