‘Suicide Squad’ extended cut to release in November
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) An extended cut of “Suicide Squad” will be released next month and will feature scenes that were chopped from the release in theatres.
Jared Leto had complained shortly after the film’s release on August 5 that many scenes he shot as the Joker were deleted.
Warner Bros, the banner behind the film, unveiled a short teaser on Wednesday touting the extended cut for the film’s home entertainment release, available on Digital HD on November 15 and Blu-ray on December 13, reports variety.com.
Made on a budget of $175 million, the film, which mainly received negative reviews, became a solid box office performer with $740 million in worldwide grosses.
David Ayer directed “Suicide Squad” from his own script about a secret government agency that recruits imprisoned supervillains to save the world in exchange for clemency.
The film stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood and Cara Delevingne.