THE SUICIDE SQUAD Director James Gunn Shares First Look At McFarlane Toys Action Figures

THE SUICIDE SQUAD Director James Gunn Shares First Look At McFarlane Toys Action Figures

The Suicide Squad director James Gunn has shared a first look at McFarlane Toys' tie-in action figures. This first wave features King Shark, Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and Polka Dot Man....

James Gunn has taken to Twitter to give fans a first glimpse of McFarlane Toys' upcoming wave of action figures based on characters from The Suicide Squad. We assume more will be unveiled soon, but this first wave includes Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, King Shark and Polka Dot Man.

We're not sure when these figures are expected to hit shelves and they're not available for pre-order just yet, but Todd McFarlane promised that updates are on the way on his official blog.

Gunn also shared a first look at some artwork from DC Comics' Suicide Squad issue #6, which features a new design for Bloodsport based on the costume Idris Elba dons in the movie.

"Welcome to hell — a.k.a. Bell Reve, the prison with the highest mortality rate in the US of A. Where the worst Super-Villains are kept and where they will do anything to get out — even join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X. Today's do-or-die assignment? Assemble a collection of cons, including Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin, and everyone's favorite psycho, Harley Quinn. Then arm them heavily and drop them (literally) on the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese."
"Trekking through a jungle teeming with militant adversaries and guerrilla forces at every turn, the Squad is on a search-and- destroy mission with only Colonel Rick Flag on the ground to make them behave...and Amanda Waller’s government techies in their ears, tracking their every movement. And as always, one wrong move and they’re dead (whether at the hands of their opponents, a teammate, or Waller herself). If anyone’s laying down bets, the smart money is against them—all of them."

We recently found out that the movie was officially rated R for "strong violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity."

The Suicide Squad is set to premiere on HBO Max and in theaters on August 6.

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