THE SUICIDE SQUAD Team Lineup Has Reportedly Been Revealed, And There Are Some Big Surprises

A report has seemingly revealed some of the new Task Force X members writer-directer James Gunn is planning to introduce in The Suicide Squad, and it's safe to say that there will be some big surprises...

Following last night's big news that Idris Elba would replace Will Smith as Deadshot in The Suicide Squad, we have word on some of the new characters that'll be joining him in the upcoming sequel.

Collider has revealed four DC villains that will supposedly head into battle with Floyd Lawton and Harley Quinn as part of the new Task Force X roster, and it looks like director James Gunn has made some... outside the box choices, let's say.

We don't have details on all of 'em, although one is expected to be gender-swapped, while another is said to be the character Gunn is hoping to get Dave Bautista on board to play.

Find out who these characters are below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments.

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King Shark

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Okay, so we gave this one away in the thumbnail because he shouldn't be much of a surprise.

King Shark, aka Nanaue, is a regular member of the team in the comics and was originally going to appear in the first movie before the idea was nixed.

We don't have any details on how he'll be introduced in The Suicide Squad, but it's a safe bet he'll be brought to life via CGI.

Polka-Dot Man

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Ummm, okay?

The Polka-Dot Man, aka Mister Polka-Dot, is a minor villain who fought Batman and Robin early in their careers. In the comics, the polka-dots in his costume were gimmicked with explosives and such, but it sounds like the movie version will give him actual superpowers.

Apparently, "He grows multi-colored polka dots on his body that he can turn into fireballs and other weapons, even though, for the most part, he’s embarrassed about his awkward abilities."

Ratcatcher

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Another lesser-known Batman baddie, Ratcatcher was a man named Otis Flannegan in the comics, but the role will reportedly be gender-switched for the film.

She's described as "an exterminator in Gotham City that turning to a life of crime, aided by an army of small rodents she can communicate with and control. She’s also a fan of poisonous gas."

Apparently, Ratcatcher will be a surrogate daughter of sorts to Deadshot.

Peacemaker

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Peacemaker, aka Chris Smith, is a pacifist diplomat so committed to peace that he's willing to use violence to achieve it. In the comics, he suffers from mental illness brought on by some serious daddy issues, but we're not sure whether the movie will follow suit.

Collider's report does mention that Gunn wants his old GOTG pal Dave Bautista to play this role, but whether that actually happens remains to be seen.
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