VIDEO Suicide Squad Comic Con trailer looks dark and deadly

By now you probably know there's a new Superman movie on the way, with an all-out war between him and Batman set for early 2016. But that's not the only DC property making a bow next year, there's also Suicide Squad.

From filmmaker David Ayer (End of Watch, Fury) comes a look at the other side of the universe. You see, this crew is made up of some of the biggest villains that comics have ever seen, including Killer Croc, Deadshot, Harley Quinn and a little someone known as The Joker. And when they get together, things generally go badly for just about everyone. Here's the first full trailer for the film fresh from Comic Con 2015.

Viola Davis has brought this gang together to be the ultimate weapon - a group of indivuals who can be thrown away on the worst missions. If they win, they get some time of their sentences. If they lose - there's total deniability.

It's a great trailer with numerous standout moments, and it looks like Margot Robbie is definitely going to be stealing some scenes as Quinn. And the trailer does the clever thing and leaves Jared Leto's Joker til the end. Fans don't seem sold on his look but we're confident the work he puts into the performance will make the film worth checking out.

So far its looking really dark and bleak and engaging- and it's going to be really interesting to see how they manage to show a team of total bad guys on screen for the first time. The tone could well be as Joker says at the end of the trailer - 'I'm not gonna kill ya, I'm just gonna hurt you really, really bad...'

Suicide Squad is out in August 2016.

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