James Gunn Reveals Why ‘The Suicide Squad’s King Shark Has a Dad Bod

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The director James Gunn gave us a fun Twitter deep dive into everyone’s new soft boy.

Director James Gunn has taken to Twitter and revealed some insight into how he sett on the design. The first trailer for the DCEU’s soft reboot only debuted yesterday.

James Gunn Reveals Why

Of course, that’s to be expect when you’ve got action movie legend Sylvester Stallone lending his signature grumbly tones to a gigantic humanoid shark that likes to bite the heads off bad guys,

and the character’s innocent hilarity looks as though it’s going to be one of the many highlights of The Suicide Squad when it hits theaters and HBO Max in August.

Additionally, Well, not a real person, but a practical effect by our SFX & prosthetics teams that I shot.”

Give us the Constantine/King Shark rom-com we all want to see, you cowards.

The Suicide Squad is slated for a theatrical and HBO Max release on August 6. Check out the start of Gunn’s fun thread below.

but per another tweet, The Suicide Squad’s director believed that would make things too awkward when trying to get the eyelines and visual effects to match, not to mention the requisite widening of his shots.

Gunn also admitted that it’s a complete coincidence that The Suicide Squad’s King Shark bears a more than a passing resemblance to his animated counterpart from HBO Max’s Harley Quinn,