The actor will take over the role in James Gunn’s soft reboot.
Suicide Squad 2
James Gunn will write and direct the “reboot” of the 2016 original.
Gunn was already brought on board to write the film’s script.
Guardians of the Galaxy’s loss is the DC Extended Universe’s gain.
Director of The Accountant became top choice after Jaume Collet-Serra and Mel Gibson dropped out of contention.
Spanish filmmaker is predominantly known for his work in horror and thriller genre, including The Shallows.