Grammy and three-time SAG ensemble winner Danielle Brooks is joining HBO Max’s Peacemaker, the spinoff series to James Gunn’s upcoming The Suicide Squad movie. She joins John Cena, who is playing the title character, and Steve Agee, who is reprising his John Economos character from the film. Brooks will play Leota Adebayo in the series, which will explore the origins of Cena’s Peacemaker character, a man who believes in peace at any cost — no matter how many people he has to kill to get it. The Suicide Squad is scheduled to hit theaters on August 6. Gunn wrote all eight episodes of Peacemaker and will direct several episodes. He’ll serve as EP with the film’s producer Peter Safran with Cena as co-executive producer. Related Story ‘Peacemaker’: Robert Patrick, Jennifer Holland & Chris Conrad Also Join HBO Max ‘Suicide Squad’ Spinoff Series Peacemaker will be produced by Gunn’s Troll Court Entertainment and The Safran Company in association with Warner Bros. Television. Production is set to begin early next year. Brooks is best known for her role as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson in Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, for which she received three SAG Awards for the ensemble. For her performance, Brooks received two NAACP… Read full this story
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