You know, I don’t hate this at all.
I did for a second and now I kind of love it. WB have made some unusual choices in their superhero journey of the last few years but Suicide Squad is shaping up to be something interesting. I remember everybody groaning when Ledger was cast so I’ve learned never to underestimate The Joker. He’s one of fictions greatest characters and, weirdly, when you look at the numbers the only time Batman movies really move the needle in terms of Box Office. Dark Knight Rises of course is the exception, but a lot of that was people who got into the franchise with Dark Knight capping the trilogy.
There’s something about this character people just love. I’m keen to see how this plays out: