James Gunn's Suicide Squad Gets Guardians of the Galaxy Alum For King Shark

James Gunn's The Suicide Squad has seemingly found its King Shark.

Deadline hears comedian Steve Agee will voice King Shark in the upcoming film. Agee previously worked with Gunn on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, in which he played Gef, and on Brightburn. At this time, Agee is not officially confirmed in the role.

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First appearing in 1994's Superboy #0, King Shark was created by Karl Kesel. Also known as Nanaue, he possesses superhuman abilities and is the son of The King of All Sharks. He has previously appeared on CW's Flash, where Dan Payne plays the character's human form and David Hayter voices his shark form.

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James Gunn will be directing both Guardians of the Galaxy 3 and The Suicide Squad. The Suicide Squad will star Margot Robbie, Viola Davis and Jai Courtney, all reprising their roles from the first film, with Idris Elba and John Cena reported to appear in the film as well. Will Smith will not reprise his role as Deadshot.

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Written and directed by James Gunn, The Suicide Squad is set to hit theaters on Aug. 6, 2021. Several cast members from 2016's Suicide Squad will reprise their roles, including Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller and Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang.

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