Will Smith clears the rumors about why he didn't return as the DC Comics supervillain Deadshot for James Gunn's The Suicide Squad. Worldwide phenomenon Will Smith revealed why he didn't return as Deadshot in James Gunn's The Suicide Squad.
Although it had been speculated that the poor reception of Jared Leto's performance as the Clown Prince of Crime was the main reason why he didn't reprise his role, James Gunn explained (via NY Times) that, in terms of the film's narrative, there was no place for the Joker in The Suicide Squad, as he "wouldn't be ...
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Deadshot has no superhuman powers, but is the top marksman in the DC Universe, possessing superhuman-like accuracy, and regularly boasting to "never miss" his target.
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A former Batman villain and a founding member of the Suicide Squad, Floyd Lawton is the ultimate killer for hire. One of the deadliest assassins in the DC Universe, Floyd Lawton, a.k.a. Deadshot, has no real superhuman abilities, unless you count his uncannily accurate aim and affection for firearms of all types.
Despite not appearing in James Gunn's The Suicide Squad, Will Smith is still open to reprising his role as Deadshot. In a new interview, the 53-year-old actor revealed that his absence from Gunn's standalone sequel was actually due to a conflict in scheduling. “Yeah, I was working and they were ready to shoot.