• Peacemaker actually knows how to exist in a cinematic universe

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    Warner Bros,
    Warner Bros. went out of its way to make sure that James Gunn's The Suicide Squad wasn't exactly looked at as a direct sequel to David Ayer's Suicide Squad even though that's what it was. In the case of HBO Max's new Peacemaker spinoff series, though, the studio's taking a much different approach to addressing the connections between its rather messy cinematic universe .
    It's become commonplace for spinoff superhero series informed by the events of big superhero movies - Marvel's latest batch of Disney Plus series all come to mind - to dance around the specific details of how...
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  • James Gunn On Making Vigilante So Horrifying In Peacemaker

    James Gunn On Making Vigilante So Horrifying In Peacemaker

    11 days ago - By GameSpot

    Warner Bros and James Gunn are continuing their partnership, this time on the small screen. Peacemaker, which is spinning out of last year's The Suicide Squad, has premiered on the HBO Max streaming service with three raunchy, ultra-violent episodes returning John Cena to the titular role-and, surprising no one, he continues to be a pretty horrible person. But, strangely enough, there are other characters on Peacemaker who might actually be worse than the man himself-and no, we're not just talking about the things Peacemaker is being sent in to fight. The show also introduces a costumed...
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