How to watch The Suicide Squad on HBO Max: Everything you need to know


Only a portion of the just about 20-strong group of supervillains in The Suicide Squad.

Warner Bros.

James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad continues to be a number of months away, however the first trailer has landed and will entice you to enroll in HBO Max proper now. Warner Bros. is staying true to its phrase, releasing its 2021 movie slate concurrently in theaters and on streaming. The supervillain flick will arrive on Aug. 6.

HBO Max has an enormous slate of blockbusters en route. Zack Snyder’s Justice League is already obtainable and Godzilla vs. Kong hits HBO Max subsequent week. There’s much more to come back: Mortal Kombat (April 16), the most recent The Conjuring film (June four), Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights (June 18) and the Area Jam sequel starring LeBron James (July 16).

Here is every part it’s good to know to observe The Suicide Squad, together with how to enroll to HBO Max.

How and when to observe

If in case you have HBO Max, simply tune in from Aug. 6 as regular to observe. Like Marvel Lady 1984, there isn’t any further cost past your subscription payment. Proper now, HBO Max prices $15 a month.

The truth is, you would possibly have already got entry to HBO Max and never even understand it. If you happen to presently subscribe to HBO through your cable or satellite tv for pc supplier, you may most likely get HBO Max with out paying something further. We clarify it intimately right here, however basically, you may want to observe on a good TV or streaming gadget — or a Comcast Xfinity box — utilizing the HBO Max app and your own home web connection. 

Plus, final December, Roku struck a deal that offers subscribers entry to HBO Max. Roku customers who already use the HBO app will mechanically replace to HBO Max. You will discover extra info right here.

However if you wish to watch The Suicide Squad on HBO Max from Aug. 6, do not wait too lengthy. Like Marvel Lady 1984 on the streaming service earlier this yr, the blockbuster film is obtainable for streaming just for a restricted time — a month, except issues change.

Learn extra: The 7 greatest motion pictures to stream on HBO Max

First trailer

The first official trailer for The Suicide Squad landed Friday after director James Gunn teased it Thursday — by declaring its R rating.

Plot and forged

Categorized as a standalone sequel to David Ayer’s negatively obtained Suicide Squad from 2016, the brand new flick brings again a number of of the identical unhinged supervillains like Harley Quinn and Captain Boomerang, in addition to introducing a number extra (most of whom you may count on to be killed off in violent methods — particularly with the R ranking). Together with Cena and Elba, large forged additions embrace Sylvester Stallone, Alice Braga, Peter Capaldi, Pete Davidson, Nathan Fillion and Storm Reid.

They’re taking part in various supervillains free of Belle Reve penitentiary to tackle a, yep, suicidal mission. Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller returns to run the Process Power X program, enlisting the massive squad to destroy a Nazi-era jail and laboratory.