Yesterday, we showed you an extended TV spot that shed plenty of new light on Amanda Waller, a.k.a. The Puppet Master in Warner Bros.' Suicide Squad. This latest video brought lots of never-before-seen footage, teasing that Waller is not one to be trifled with. The sneak peek was just the first in a series of TV trailers, with a second 60-second TV spot surfacing today, offering more insight into Will Smith's Deadshot. As we can see here, don't expect too many people to call Deadshot by his given name, Floyd Lawton.
This special preview, which surfaced on Twitter, has Deadshot threatening a prison guard after he's delivers a not-so-tasty meal. He tells the guard that only his friends call him Floyd! We also learn that Floyd is an assassin for hire and a "human arsenal" who is lethal from 4,000 meters away. 4,000 meters is equivalent of 2.45 miles, but we don't know for sure how many of his sniper skills we'll see put to use in this adaptation.
Here, we also see Deadshot provoke another one of his Squad members, El Diablo (Jay Hernandez) into using his fiery powers, with Floyd claiming he was just trying to "get him there." It's possible that El Diablo has been reticent to use his powers up until this point, when Deadshot provokes him, but that's only speculation at this point. It seems likely that we'll see a similar video just like this for El Ediablo in the very near future.
As we get closer and closer to the August 5 release date, box office analysts are starting to chime in about how big Suicide Squad may be. We reported last week that the movie is tracking to open around $125 million, which is quite a huge number considering that this villainous team hasn't been established on the big screen before. It's also worth noting that another unconventional superhero movie, 20th Century Fox's Deadpool shattered box office records when it opened in February, and even though Suicide Squad isn't rated R like Deadpool, it may cater to the same audience that is looking for something different in the superhero world.
For those heading to Comic-Con this week, Warner Bros. will showcase this comic book adaptation as part of their huge Hall H panel on Saturday, July 23 at 11:30 AM. Stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach and Karen Fukuhara will be joined by writer/director David Ayer for the presentation. Check out these new videos for Suicide Squad below, and stay tuned for more on this highly-anticipated adaptation from Comic-Con later this week.