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Links to our threads on other DC Cinematic Universe films Man of Steel (2013), Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Wonder Woman (2017), Justice League (2017), Aquaman (2018) and Wonder Woman 2 (2019), as well as the in-development Flashpoint, Shazam!, Black Adam, Cyborg, Green Lantern, Nightwing, Batgirl, Gotham City Sirens and Justice League Dark movies and the not-yet-dated Superman, Batman and Justice League sequels. - - - Warner Bros. Circling David Ayer for DC Comics’ ‘Suicide Squad’ (Exclusive) With several unnamed DC Comic films already slated for release through 2020, it looks like one of those pics has been unveiled. Sources tell Variety that “Fury” director David Ayer is the choice to direct “Suicide Squad,” based on the DC comic book series. It is unknown where things stand in the dealmaking process as Warners would not comment, but sources say the studio feels Ayer is a good fit for the dark and edgy film. Dan Lin is producing the pic from a script by Justin Marks. The original comic series focused on a team of supervillains who were given a second chance by the government for redemption. The catch is that the mission they are sent on will likely end up killing all of them. . . . Variety, September 19 David Ayer Eyeing Warner Bros.' 'Suicide Squad' (Exclusive) David Ayer, the gritty filmmaker whose World War II tank drama Fury hits theaters next month, is circling Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment project Suicide Squad. The project had been in development with Justin Marks attached to write for a couple of years, but sources say it was put on the back burner when focus turned to Warner Bros.' other DC Entertainment property Justice League. The Suicide Squad team, also known as Task Force X, was created by Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru, and first appeared in Brave and the Bold No. 25. It centers on the characters Deadshot, King Shark, Captain Boomerang and Harley Quinn. The DC property about convicted supervillains who have a chance to redeem themselves through dangerous missions has been in the works for some time at Warner Bros. Marks wrote a script in 2011. Sources say Warner Bros. started looking for a director earlier in 2014. . . . Hollywood Reporter, September 19