James Gunn Confirms “The Suicide Squad” Runtime & Post-Credits Scene

Writer/director James Gunn will often answer a fan’s or media outlet’s question (or two, or three) on Twitter, and end up revealing some pretty relevant information about his films. He’s done just that for The Suicide Squad, his upcoming foray into the DC Comics world for Warner Bros. Gunn confirmed both the exact runtime and the fact that there will be a post-credits scene. He also praised one of his actors, and threw a little good humored shade at one of his favorites.

So how long is Gunn’s film? It’s 2 hours and 12 minutes long, which, if you’re keeping score, is a few minutes longer than David Ayer’s 2016 film Suicide Squad (2 hours and 3 minutes). This also means that The Suicide Squad runtime is a little longer than the film that made Gunn’s name, Guardians of the Galaxy (2 hours and 5 minutes), and a little shorter than his followup, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2 hours and 18 minutes). The Suicide Squad‘s length gives Gunn’s antiheroes plenty of time for epic action sequences and untimely deaths.

Gunn also revealed that he loved working with Daniela Melchior, who plays Ratcatcher II, and that his Guardians of the Galaxy pal Michael Rooker revealed, to Gunn’s dismay, the fact he was playing Savant—but Gunn seems to have forgiven him.

The Suicide Squad hits theaters and HBO Max on August 6.

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Featured image: Caption: (L-r) IDRIS ELBA as Bloodsport and KING SHARK in Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero action adventure “THE SUICIDE SQUAD,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures/™ & © DC Comics


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