Actor-director Mel Gibson has confirmed that he is in negotiation with Warner Brothers to helm the second Suicide Squad movie.
The 61-year-old star was asked during a screening of his latest directorial "Hacksaw Ridge" that if it is "close to a deal", reported AceShowbiz.
To which Gibson replied, "Its kind of a first date."
If the director inks the deal, he will replace David Ayer, who is now moving on to an all-female DC villain movie "Gotham City Sirens" starring Margot Robbie.
Talking about 'Suicide Squad', the movie told the story of such villains as Deadshot, Harley Quinn, the Joker, Captain Boomerang and Killer Croc, who are forced into the service of the government in exchange for lighter sentences.