Idris Elba thread

Discussion in 'Suicide Squad Sequels' started by Speed Force, Mar 6, 2019.

  1. Deck Rickard Dovahkiin

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2017
    Messages:
    8,651
    Likes Received:
    5,332
    I kinda hope he doesn't. I like amoral, death-wish Deadshot. I feel like there are many more interesting things you can do with that version of the character. But since the daughter has already been established, then they'll probably bring her back. I suppose we could get death wish Deadshot if they kill the daughter off, but I'd prefer they not follow that lazy trope. Maybe the film could be set a few years down the road and the daughter, knowing what her father does and is, has renounced him completely and that sends him down a darker path.
     
    Holiday and Tg11 like this.
  2. Tg11 Registered

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2014
    Messages:
    8,652
    Likes Received:
    623
    That would make much more sense and it would be pretty damn awesome as a character arc for Floyd
     
    Deck Rickard likes this.
  3. James.B In search of the absurd

    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    2,043
    Likes Received:
    2,634
    ‘The Suicide Squad’: Deadshot Removed from Sequel as Idris Elba Moves to New Character (EXCLUSIVE)

    It is unknown what character Elba would now be playing, but after taking the last few weeks to discuss, everyone involved felt this was the right move. The team also did not want to feel as if it was disrespecting Smith, who helped bring this character to life for the first time, by replacing him with Elba. While many believe chances are still slim for a future return, the decision keeps the door open for Smith to possibly come back in future films, since his original reason for leaving had to do with scheduling and not creative differences.
     
  4. Sawyer High King

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2004
    Messages:
    101,373
    Likes Received:
    4,197
    Gotta be Bronze Tiger, right?
     
  5. Jake Cassidy Registered

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    18,187
    Likes Received:
    94
    That's my guess.
     
  6. Boom I got nothin'

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2003
    Messages:
    49,216
    Likes Received:
    7,630
    So bizarre.
     
  7. Eddie Dean Mr. Jackpots

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2005
    Messages:
    11,927
    Likes Received:
    2,803
    His new character will be... James Bond!
     
  8. Mysteryman Registered

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2011
    Messages:
    12,507
    Likes Received:
    1,101
    Smart move.
     
  9. Sawyer High King

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2004
    Messages:
    101,373
    Likes Received:
    4,197
    With so many of the same faces coming back, I honestly would put good money on Elba never being intended for Deadshot in the first place. The Squad has an ever-shifting line-up, so they don't necessarily NEED Deadshot. The trades probably saw that Smith wouldn't be back, then saw Elba being eyed for the new male lead role and forged those two pieces of information in their minds.

    I'll be curious to hear what Gunn has to say about it when the time comes.
     
    blackdragon6 likes this.
  10. Astro13Zombie Registered

    Joined:
    May 28, 2008
    Messages:
    9,179
    Likes Received:
    1,399
    Hopefully
     
  11. MadVillainy C'mon Son

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2008
    Messages:
    29,547
    Likes Received:
    5,139
    Yeah I was wondering why they just didn't make him Bronze tiger
     
  12. samsnee Ok

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2006
    Messages:
    17,181
    Likes Received:
    6,768
    Good. Give Idris the chance to put his own stamp on a new character instead of interpreting someone else’s.
     
    Limonade likes this.
  13. Sawyer High King

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2004
    Messages:
    101,373
    Likes Received:
    4,197
    I'll laugh if he's Bronze Tiger and his costume is virtually identical to Black Panther's just with a different color scheme.
     
    Greenlite likes this.
  14. Limonade Registered

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2014
    Messages:
    2,260
    Likes Received:
    400
    Didn't Michael Jai White portray Bronze Tiger in a couple of seasons of Arrow? I mean... why have two actors playing the same charac--yunno what? Nevermind. lol.
     
  15. Speed Force Save me

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2015
    Messages:
    15,372
    Likes Received:
    5,115
    I guess a mod can change the title now :funny:
     
  16. Deck Rickard Dovahkiin

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2017
    Messages:
    8,651
    Likes Received:
    5,332
    Didn’t a report come out saying that the movie focuses mostly on Deadshot? Strange.

    Anyway, I don’t really know Bronze Tiger that much so I’m hoping he’s Deathstroke.
     
  17. Slick Yup

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2007
    Messages:
    4,021
    Likes Received:
    280
    I am glad I’m not the only one who thought of Bronze Tiger because he’s the next most obvious choice.
     
  18. ThePowerCosmic Hyped Up

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2011
    Messages:
    18,911
    Likes Received:
    392
    Yeah, I'm hoping for Bronze Tiger as well.
     
  19. FunkMiller Failed Experiment

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2016
    Messages:
    7,753
    Likes Received:
    2,089
    Came here to say this, but you beat me to it Deck :yay:

    I’m sure they’ll completely ignore Justice League going forward - and no one will care about Manganiello - so having Idris play Slade makes the most sense. He’d suit the part down to the ground, and Deathstroke would get a deserved amount of exposure, which could lead to solo movies, or an appearance in Batman.

    Idris is ****ing money. They need him in a part with breakout appeal. That’s Deathstroke.
     
    Deck Rickard likes this.
  20. Deck Rickard Dovahkiin

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2017
    Messages:
    8,651
    Likes Received:
    5,332
    Yeah. Especially if they were originally going to use Deadshot and had cast him in that role. Deathstroke would be The obvious character to switch him to, given some of the similarities.
     
  21. FunkMiller Failed Experiment

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2016
    Messages:
    7,753
    Likes Received:
    2,089
    Also, it’d be some great banter on Twitter with Ryan Reynolds :up:
     
  22. Greenlite Registered

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2016
    Messages:
    10,063
    Likes Received:
    3,288
    I was thinking like the tag line DC found its black panther - Bronze Tiger with Idris
     
  23. Greenlite Registered

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2016
    Messages:
    10,063
    Likes Received:
    3,288
    I was thinking like the tag line DC found its black panther - Bronze Tiger with Idris
     
  24. chamber-music Infinity Ammo

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2005
    Messages:
    35,870
    Likes Received:
    1,425
    Bronze Tiger origins
     
    Holiday likes this.
  25. Vaibow Registered

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2007
    Messages:
    3,458
    Likes Received:
    745
    I would love it if the whole time he doesn't reveal who he is, keeps his cards to his chest - trailers reveal nothing, he's a bit of a renegade and likeable, then post credits he pulls out a green ring.
     
    blackdragon6 likes this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
monitoring_string = "afb8e5d7348ab9e99f73cba908f10802"