John Cena and James Gunn Tapped for ‘The Suicide Squad’ Spin-Off ‘Peacemaker’ for HBO Max

According to a report from Variety. HBOMax has given a straight to series order for a spin-off series, Peacemaker, from The upcoming James Gunn film, The Suicide Squad.

The show will be an adventure comedy and follow Peacemaker, played by John Cena, as it will reportedly explore his origin of being a man who believes in peace no matter what the cost.

James Gunn will write and direct multiple episodes prior to him returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3.

Peacemaker will be the second expansion of the DCEU film universe making its way to HBOMax. The other show is Gotham PD which will be a spin-off from Matt Reeves upcoming film, The Batman.

More on this as it develops.

Author: Robert Slavinsky

Robert is not only a Senior Editor for but he also hosts both Bridging the Geekdoms and the Spoilerverse's premier Star Wars podcast, Shootin' the Sith. He is a passionate fan of movies, video games, comics and pretty much all things within the pop-culture world. He can be found on Twitter or over on his Bridging the Geekdoms YouTube channel where he talks about any rumors he is hearing as well as news that has dropped and more.

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