The Suicide Squad is DC Comics’ choose on a filthy dozen, while it is not strictly 12. But, Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) assembles supervillains for missions in return for several years off their sentences. Some of the supervillains are as neat as Harley Quinn. Some others are… not. Author/director James Gunn embraced the notion of maligned supervillains in The Suicide Squad.

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Gunn and the cast of The Suicide Squad spoke in a Zoom push convention on July 18. We’ll have much more with them in advance of the film opens in theater and premieres on HBO Max Aug. 6, but here’s how Gunn settled on the definitive lamest supervillain.