‘Suicide Squad’ Teaser From Comic-Con Arrives Online

Warner Bros. premiered the first footage from “Suicide Squad” at Comic-Con, drawing a big response for the early glimpse of Jared Leto stepping into the shoes of the Joker.

And now you can watch the official version online.

After the footage leaked online over the weekend, WB’s marketing chief Sue Kroll said in a statement: “Today we will release the same footage that has been illegally circulating on the Web, in the form it was created and high quality with which it was intended to be enjoyed. We regret this decision as it was our intention to keep the footage as a unique experience for the Comic Con crowd, but we cannot continue to allow the film to be represented by the poor quality of the pirated footage stolen from our presentation.”

Revolving around the DC villains, “Suicide Squad” opens August 5, 2016, and is directed by David Ayer.

Other villains include Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang. The trailer finishes with the Joker’s ominous pronouncement: “I’m not going to kill you. I’m just going to hurt you really, really bad.” The film follows a band of supervillains hired for a dangerous mission by the government. If they succeed, their criminal records will be wiped clean.

“We are banging out something that is absolutely fantastic,” Will Smith promised at Comic-Con, saying Ayer’s vision is “the real deal.”

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  1. Stergios says:

    Looks pretty damn good. And hell, Margot looks i-n-c-r-e-d-i-b-l-e as Harley Quinn.

  2. thotzz says:

    The stills looked so horrible & cartoonish!! I only honestly clicked to watch to be a smug biotch… But omggggg!!! O_O This truly looks amazing. And edgy. And original! And the cinematography (& Margot Robbie) look stunning. Impressed as heck over here, guys! IMPRESSED!!!!!

    ( P.S. Whoever cut this trailer should get an award.)

  3. stevenkovacs says:

    ‘Suicide Squad’ will embarrass insincere, superficial adaptations such as ‘Man of Steel’.
    Amazing footage considering no final cut yet!

    • thotzz says:

      hey hey! this trailer may look great, but you don’t have to insult man of steel for no reason. critics can say whatever, but i enjoyed it thoroughly! :):) #henrycavill!!! <3 <3

  4. Joker says:

    Joker: This movie is not gonna kill at the box office …its just gonna hurt all the other box office records…really…really…bad!!!

  5. Al Swearengen says:

    Looks like a much needed breath of fresh air for a genre that’s growing incredibly stale.

    • Anonymous says:

      agreed. i didnt see Man of Steel on the big screen..i waited for Netflix to stream it and was not happy with it…same old story I’ve seen…bad guy vs good guy and they end up fighting in the end and good guy wins.

      Comic books are not that weak in storytelling but studios really dumb it down, make it less gory, so audiences of all kinds show up and pay.

      Deadpool comics remind me of an action hero and a horror film…so Ryan Reynolds making it R rated means he is literally as much a fan of Deadpool as comic book fans are itself.

  6. Dan says:

    Looking good so far. Can’t wait for it!

  7. Mantle Head says:

    Looks cheap, should have shot on film… see a lot of cliches… and since so many of these comic book films look the same, it’s tough to see the light between them… the joker looks too human… the beginning restaurant scene is the only interesting bit… but I don’t know how interested I am to watch a bunch of freaks inflict pain and damage on another bunch of freaks; I’m not into women being violent (does not level the playing field); I’m into women being feminine and classical music, a woman hanging from bars… DUMB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No time for that kind of thing (does she wear panties… sort of thing).

    Should be better than After Earth though.

  8. Greg says:

    What does it say that a Starbucks commercial started playing on this same page and it was about 10 seconds before I realized it wasn’t part of the audio from the teaser? I think it says that we’ve exhausted all originality in this whole DC/Marvel/Whatever thing and will accept anything they throw on a screen, even if it ends up being a Starbucks commercial, as long as it’s presented as “dark” and “profound.”

  9. That looks intense. Nice spin on the good vs evil thing.

  10. Am I the only one that is like, meh… Is that the kid from home alone playing the joker? I couldn’t be more uninterested for this. But Batman v Superman is gonna be EPIC!

  11. Looks way better than Batfleck vs Supermodel Man. This may the hit DC Comics needs to give Marvel a run for their money.

  12. TJ Lee says:

    Love it, love it, love it!

  13. Joyce Tyler says:

    This movie is going to net a gazillion dollars.

  14. LOL says:

    Looks crap.

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