"Peacemaker", the new series of the actor John Cena

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The first images of the series "Peacemaker" have been published, which is a sequel to the film, "The Suicide Squad", and focuses on the character of the actor John Cena.

The new series directed by James Gunn was officially announced in July, a day before the launch of "The Suicide Squad" project in cinemas.

Wrestling star and actor John Cena played the naïve but powerful superhero Peacemaker in the previous DC Comics movie and will now reprise the role in the HBO series Max. which will be launched on January 13, 2022.

At the DC FanDome event, which took place on Saturday, October 16, the launch date of this project was revealed along with its first trailer, where Peacemaker returns to action after the battle that almost took his life in "The Suicide Squad". ".

In an interview for the "Collider" portal, director Gunn revealed more details about the cast of actors involved in the new series.

In the upcoming project there are six main characters which are, Peacemaker portrayed by Cena, Leota Adebayo who is played by Danielle Brooks, Emilia Harcourt portrayed by Jennifer Holland, Vigilante played by Freddie Stroma, Clemson Murn who in the series is portrayed by Chukwudi Iwuji and John Economos, this role played by Steve Agee.

According to director James Gunn, all six characters are at the center of the series' story. He also announced that the eight-episode series will focus on one big story, even though all the characters will follow their own unique journey.