The Suicide Squad: James Gunn praises Idris Elba's work

James Gunn confessed that Idris Elba shocked him with his portrayal of Bloodsport in The Suicide Squad.

Fans are very excited about The Suicide Squad, a film that will definitely vindicate the most dangerous team in DC Comics and erase the bitter taste in our mouths left by David Ayer's Suicide Squad. The previews already revealed that the next adventure will be full of emotions and a vibrant new cast, including actor Idris Elba. Director James Gunn took advantage of the interpreter's birthday to praise his work as Bloodsport, who he says surpassed any expectations he could have imagined.

In The Suicide Squad, Idris Elba plays a high-tech assassin jailed for shooting Superman with a kryptonite bullet. Bloodsport, whose real name is Robert DuBois, is recruited by Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) as a member of the expendable Task Force X (the Suicide Squad), and his main objective is to get a commuted prison sentence that allows him a meeting with his daughter Tyla (Storm Reid).

An amazing performance

Before it was announced that Elba would play Bloodsport, most fans were sure that the actor would replace Will Smith in the role of Deadshot. James Gunn He managed to surprise everyone with the introduction of this new member of the Suicide Squad, true to his tradition of adapting little-known characters as he did in Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy. In a recent post on Instagram, the famous director congratulated Idris on his birthday, accompanying the message with his impressions of his excellent work in The Suicide Squad:

“I rarely write roles for actors that I have never met, but I did exactly that for Idris Elba in The Suicide Squad and I couldn't be happier I did it - you exceeded my expectations as an actor and as a human being. I can't wait for people to see you as Bloodsport, ”James Gunn recounted.

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I rarely write roles for actors I & # 039; ve never met, but I did exactly that for @idriselba in #TheSuicideSquad & couldn & # 039; t be happier I did - you went beyond my expectations as an actor AND as a human being. I can & # 039; t wait for folks to see you as #Bloodsport. Happy Birthday, my friend!

A post shared by James Gunn (@jamesgunn) on Sep 6, 2020 at 1:32 pm PDT | Cinema, comics and series

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