The Suicide Squad on HBO Max: Release date, price, how to stream online

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The Suicide Squad is slightly below two months away.


Warner Bros.

A brand new trailer simply dropped for James Gunn’s absurd and violent The Suicide Squad, revealing extra of its five-armed villain — an enormous starfish — and that Harley Quinn makes positive she makes use of the amenities — aka the bathroom — earlier than happening a giant mission.

Catch the enjoyable beneath.

The standalone sequel to David Ayer’s 2016 Suicide Squad will hit theaters and HBO Max in lower than two months on Aug. 6. Warner Bros. has been following its simultaneous theatrical and streaming launch plan, promising The Suicide Squad will hit HBO Max on the identical day because the theatrical launch — however be aware you solely have 31 days to observe it earlier than it departs.

HBO Max has already seen a ton of blockbusters make an look in its streaming halls. Zack Snyder’s Justice LeagueGodzilla vs. Kong, Mortal Kombat, the latest The Conjuring movie, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights and the upcoming Space Jam sequel starring LeBron James (July 16) have both come and gone or are nonetheless out there.

Here is all the things you’ll want to know to observe The Suicide Squad, together with particulars on signing up for HBO Max.

When will The Suicide Squad be launched?

The Suicide Squad hits theaters and HBO Max on Aug. 6, 2021.

Is it on HBO Max?

Sure. When you have HBO Max, simply head to the streamer from Aug. 6 to catch The Suicide Squad. However bear in mind, do not wait too lengthy. Like Surprise Girl 1984, the blockbuster is barely out there on the streamer for a restricted time — one month. So it will not be out there after Sept. 6.

How a lot does HBO Max price?

Proper now, HBO Max prices $15 a month.

Will it price additional to observe The Suicide Squad?

Like Surprise Girl 1984, there is not any additional cost past your subscription payment.

You would possibly have already got HBO Max and never realize it

In case you at the moment subscribe to HBO through your cable or satellite tv for pc supplier, you possibly can most likely get HBO Max with out paying something additional. We clarify it intimately right here, however primarily, you will want to observe on a good TV or streaming machine — or a Comcast Xfinity box — utilizing the HBO Max app and your property web connection.

The Roku deal

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

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

First trailers

The first official trailer for The Suicide Squad landed late March. It is positively trying like a bonkers flick befitting an R rating.

A barely extra PG-rated theatrical trailer adopted.

Plus, a few TV spots.

Plot and forged

Categorized as a standalone sequel to David Ayer’s negatively acquired Suicide Squad from 2016, the brand new flick brings again a couple of of the identical unhinged supervillains like Harley Quinn and Captain Boomerang, in addition to introducing a number extra (most of whom you possibly can anticipate to be killed off in violent methods — particularly with the R ranking). Solid additions embrace:

  • Jon Cena — Peacemaker
  • Idris Elba — Bloodsport
  • Sylvester Stallone — King Shark
  • Alice Braga — Sol Soria
  • Peter Capaldi — The Thinker
  • Pete Davidson — Blackguard
  • Nathan Fillion — T.D.Ok.
  • Storm Reid — Tyla
  • David Dastmalchian — Polka-Dot Man
  • Daniela Melchior — Ratcatcher 2
  • Michael Rooker — Savant
  • Sean Gunn — Weasel
  • Flula Borg — Javelin
  • Mayling Ng — Mongal

They’re enjoying various supervillains free of Belle Reve penitentiary to tackle a, yep, suicidal mission. Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller returns to run the Process Pressure X program, enlisting the massive squad to destroy a Nazi-era jail and laboratory, the place they cross paths with Starro. An enormous, telepathic starfish. In fact.