Suicide Squad has unveiled a new trailer showing more of the dysfunctional squad in action, more of Jared Leto’s Joker, more from minor characters like El Diablo and Killer Croc, and 100% more Batman. It still doesn’t reveal who the villain is, but we already know that. Rick Flagg is also sassy as hell, but that’s not new. From Harley Quinn to Batfleck, let’s break down all the new information the latest trailer reveals.
Killer Croc makes the Hannibal Lecter entrance
Obviously in a movie filled with villains living in an asylum who are being let out for a nefarious suicide mission, somebody needs to be wheeled out, Hannibal Lecter style. That honor surprisingly falls not to Harley Quinn or Deadshot, but to the man-eating scaly faced Killer Croc, played by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. He’s more prominent in this trailer than he’s ever been. He even gets lines!
Cool, so the body shots of Harley Quinn are going to be A Thing
Last trailer featured a bafflingly long booty shot of Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn, because this is apparently an old school 50 Cent video. This trailer features more, because if anything says, “see, we give girl superheroes the exact same treatment as guys!” it’s zooming in on them changing. Marvel Knows Girls; DC does too. We can only surmise that we will be getting extended booty and upper thigh shots of Captain Boomerang and Rick Flagg, too.
Scott Eastwood almost makes a facial expression
This is huge for him, guys. Let’s move on before we scare his almost-expression away.
The Joker works out in his bling and Hugh Hefner jacket
That looks very much like a weight room behind The Joker. Apparently this incarnation of the Clown Prince is into GTL when he’s not wreaking havoc and admiring his tattoos in the mirror.
Batfleck fights Harley Quinn on a roof
This trailer makes Batman’s role far clearer. Or at least, shows him more. Here we see him fighting Harley Quinn on a roof — confirming that he’s an antagonist, if not the antagonist, to this cast of Worst Heroes Ever. He makes a hell of an exit with a roof swan dive.
The Enchantress is creepin’
The Enchantress, played by Cara Delevingne, is going to make a hell of a villain — even if, like Harley Quinn, her “girl superhero” attire is bullshit. Here she looks utterly menacing, with glowing red eyes and sinister floating magical goop. This isn’t June Moone anymore, kids.
Katana uses her katana
Rick Flagg’s bodyguard Katana gets fewer lines than Killer Croc and our already favorite character Captain Boomerang — disappointingly downplayed in this trailer — but at least we get to see her wielding her namesake here.
Harley and Deadshot have a moment
Harley and Deadshot are apparently going to be part of a “ragged love triangle” with the Joker, because that’s clearly what the audience demands. Okay, David Ayer. Here, we see them having a moment in the middle of the fast-paced zany action.
The Joker is Marilyn Manson
Or at least, he’s the guy you dated for a hot second because he seemed edgy and mysterious and wrote you poems you pretended were good. Your friends still tease you for it. That Guy is Jared Leto’s Joker.
The Joker Mobile makes its debut
The Joker might be questionable at present, but his cool new ride sure isn’t. Here, the Clown Prince of Crime goes full Fast and The Furious and its ostentatious, colorful and glorious.
The Batmobile is in pursuit
The Batfleck-mobile and The Joker mobile are confirmed for a drag race in Suicide Squad. It’s unclear why this is happening and what it has to do with the main action, but who even cares?
The Squad that drinks together stays together
The closing shot shows a surprisingly united Squad, with Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Killer Croc, El Diablo, and Captain Boomerang out raiding a closed bar together. Either they’re playing hooky from exasperated Squad leader Rick Flagg (Joel Kinnaman) and his bodyguard Katana or the two have bitten the dust.
The trailer isn’t quite as fun as the Bohemian Rhapsody one, but it dangles some tantalizing footage of Batman, showcases more of the squad group dynamic, and makes the Joker’s role even more confusing (is he part of the squad? An antagonist of the squad? The Squad’s next-door neighbor who wandered into the movie?)
See the trailer in its entirety below.
Suicide Squad hits theaters August 5th.