When it was reported that Idris Elba will play in the show The Suicide Squad, fans began to wonder who he would play. Many of them thought he was going to play Deadshot. At the time Will Smith he had trouble fitting his schedule to the shooting date that had to take place before James Gunn will be back on schedule Guardians of the Galaxyhence the guesswork.
While Idris Elba eventually made an on-screen appearance as Bloodsport, the new leader of the Suicide Squad, new concept art from Warner Bros. confirms that fans had a good feeling and he could have played someone else.
Suicide Squad – the graphics reveal changes in the cast
In new concept art for Warner Bros. I see Deadshot. You can recognize him, among other things, thanks to the costume logo. However, he does not look like Will Smith, but his co-star Idris Elba.
This shows that the studio probably considered many different options should Will Smith not return to the set Suicide Squad through a tight schedule.
Would you like to see Idris Elba as Deadshot?