Taika Waititi in talks for role in 'Suicide Squad' sequel (Photo: Twitter)
Taika Waititi is reportedly in talks to join the star-studded casts of James Gunn's "The Suicide Squad". According to Variety, the "Thor: Ragnarok" helmer maybe heading to the DC Extended Universe as he is in negotiations to star in the follow-up to 2016's "Suicide Squad" set at Warner Bros.
"The Suicide Squad", which is being branded as a relaunch, will be directed by "Guardians of the Galaxy" helmer James Gunn who has also penned the script that will star Margot Robbie, Nathan Fillion, Idris Elba, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney and Joel Kinnaman return.
Waititi also played Korg in "Ragnarok" and reprised the role in this year's "Avengers: Endgame". He will also return to direct the fourth Thor film, "Thor: Love and Thunder".
He will next be seen in "Jojo Rabbit", a film about a young German boy (Roman Griffin), who finds out that his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.
Waititi, who plays the boy's imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, has also directed the film. The movie is scheduled for an October 18 release.