Gavin O’Connor To Direct “Suicide Squad 2”

Warner Bros. Pictures and DC have chosen “Warrior” and “The Accountant” director Gavin O’Connor to helm the sequel to “Suicide Squad”.

The decision, made earlier today, ends a lengthy search to replace the first film’s David Ayer who is now focused on spin-off “Gotham City Sirens”.

Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto are all expected to return for the follow-up to last year’s DC villain team-up movie which grossed $745 million worldwide.

As previously reported, John Requa and Glenn Ficarra are also slated to direct a separate spinoff for Leto’s Joker and Robbie’s Harley Quinn.

Source: Deadline