Long-time James Gunn collaborator Michael Rooker is in talks to sign on to ‘The Suicide Squad’. The role that he is rumoured to be interested in is that of King Shark. It hasn’t been revealed if this role will be motion captured or created through make-up. In the comics the characters is literally a walking, talking shark. King Shark has appeared a number of times in The Flash CW television show in this form.
Rooker will join a cast that includes David Dastmalchian as Polka-Dot Man, Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher, with the returning Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang. John Cena is also onboard in an as unannounced role.
The film is scheduled to shoot at the end of this year aiming for a 6th August 2021 release.