Will Smith Will Not Return as Deadshot in ‘Suicide Squad 2’

Today, it has been announced by Variety that Will Smith will not return in James Gunn’s Suicide Squad sequel as Deadshot. While sources state the reason for his departure is due to scheduling. The studio wanted Smith and Margot Robbie to return and shoehorn the upcoming sequel. It’s unknown if the character will be recast or simply written out of the screenplay at this point in time. Viola Davis is expected to return from the original film as Amanda Waller. With Margot Robbie once again returning to play Harley Quinn. Other characters have yet to be announced for the sequel…

Suicide Squad 2 is expected to hit theaters on August 6th, 2021

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