‘Peacemaker’ Exclusive: Here Are The Directors Of John Cena’s DC Series On HBO Max

What Suicide squad approaches, it is important to note that whether you live or die, John CenaPeacemaker will return in his own standalone series HBO Max, and to that end, Collider can now reveal all from the directors behind the long-awaited show.

We already met that creator James Gunn wrote all eight episodes of Pacifier, directing five of them, and previously let slip that Jody hill he also directed an episode. As for those other two episodes, Gunn told Collider that they were directed by Brad Anderson Y Romero rodriguez who have experience in superhero shows like Titans Y Jessica jones, respectively.

Of course, Pacifier not expected to be a traditional superhero show, as Gunn recently said Empire that he’s not exactly a hero. In fact, Gunn called the character “a piece of shit”, adding that “he’s not a good guy.” That sounds pretty dark for a superhero show, at least compared to some of Marvel’s offerings, but I, for one, can’t wait.


First Suicide squad movie directed by David Yesterday And released in 2016, it was rated PG-13, but Gunn’s version is rated R, and he’s making the most of that creative freedom. “It just lets me do what we want,” the writer / director told a roomful of reporters during a 2019 set visit.

“It’s James unleashed … the handcuffs have been removed,” he added. David dastmalchian, who plays Polka-Dot Man in the film. “[There are] some moments that are hilariously like, ‘Shit, a head blew out.’ Yes, some heads will absolutely explode. There will be brains in this chamber. ”

Although it is still not clear if Pacifier takes place before or after the events of Suicide squad In order not to spoil the fate of Cena’s character in the DC movie, we know that the actor will join his Team co-stars Steve Agee as John Economos and Jennifer Holland like Emilia Harcourt, as well as newcomers to the DCEU, including Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith, Freddie stroma as a Watcher, and Danielle brooks as Leota Adebayo.


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Gunn wrote and directed Suicide squad, which will hit theaters on August 6, the same day the film opens on HBO Max. Gunn will then turn his attention to Marvel. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. He is represented by UTA, The Safran Company, and attorney Andrew Hurwitz.

Hill shares a similar comedic sensibilities with Gunn, and is best known for his work with Danny McBride on HBO shows To the east and down, Deputy Directors Y The fair gemstones. He also wrote and directed McBride’s first comedy. The way of the foot fist as well as Seth rogendark comedy Observe and report. He is represented by CAA, LBI Entertainment, and attorney Carlos K. Goodman.

Anderson is the acclaimed director of Session 9 Y The Machinist whose feature film credits also include Halle berry suspense novel The call and the Jon hamm drama Beirut. On the television side, he has directed episodes of The sinner, Stripe, the murder, The wire Y Boardwalk empire. He is represented by UTA, LBI Entertainment, and Sloss Eckhouse.

Rodríguez is a veteran television director whose credits include The Walking Dead, Rescue Me Y The good wife as well as recent Apple programs Dickinson, Truth be told Y Home before dark. It is represented by CAA, Anonymous Content, and Hurwitz.

While we likely won’t get a preview of Pacifier until after Suicide squad hits theaters, the show is expected to premiere on HBO Max next January as the streamer plans to kick off 2022 with a bang.


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