Suicide Squad Trailer Breakdown: 45 Things You Need To See
Worst. Heroes. Ever.
Of all the things to expect on the Internet, the least was probably the reaction that seems to have overwhelmingly greeted the first full trailer for David Ayer's Suicide Squad. Having been a punching bag for fans outraged at the new direction of the Joker and the perceived uneven tone of the Comic Con footage, the film is now being talked about in far more glowing terms. The hype train is firmly back on the tracks. Kevin Smith got to see the trailer before anyone else - it pays to have friends at DC - and he predicted the film is going to be shockingly good:
"I think this is their Guardians of the Galaxy. It's going to be a sneak f***king stealth hit."And that now seems to be the general consensus: excitement taking the place of eye-rolling at stories of Leto staying in character, or his grill, or his walking stick. Or you know, any design decision relating to the Joker at all. Sure, there are still lots of questions - where is Common, where is King Shark, what are they fighting? And why. But that's sort of the point: it's a teaser that sells the idea and the tone of the film without giving away too much. There is obviously a lot more to come, and that can only be good news for fans. But what did we learn? Deep breath, and let's get into this...