Peacemaker Series: Everything We Know So Far


If you loved James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, you would want to see its spinoff show. Gunn got the green light to direct a series about Peacemaker, played by John Cena (***SPOILER ALERT***) who somehow survived at the movie’s end. The Suicide Squad has been received nicely by the fans. People loved the blood and brilliance of the film. This is a good sign for the Peacemaker series as 

James Gunn has proved that he is an outstanding director.

Who is Peacemaker

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Peacemaker was introduced in The Suicide Squad as a self-righteous psychopath who will try to achieve “peace” by any means necessary no matter what the cost is. The series will dive deeper into the guy’s psyche and help fans understand why he is the way he is and what led him to become a ruthless killer.

Not much has been revealed yet, but some details have been announced. So we have written everything we know about Peacemaker so far below.

How Many Episodes In Peacemaker?

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The series has eight-episode which were all written by James Gunn. The titles of the episodes are still a mystery. James Gunn has also directed most of the episodes on the series but not the whole, but he is the showrunner of the series.

Peacemaker Trailer

The trailer has not been released yet. There is a good chance that the trailer will be released soon. Right now, the focus is on The Suicide Squad movie. We will update the trailer here as soon as it has been released.

Watch this space for further updates.

Peacemaker Show Release Date

The tentative release date for the show is expected to be in January 2022. It will be available for watch on HBO Max in January. Delay is highly unlikely as the filming has already been done. A proper release date will be announced near the end of the year.

Peacemaker Cast

  • John Cena as Christopher Smith / Peacemaker
  • Steve Agee as John Economos
  • Danielle Brooks as Leota Adebayo.
  • Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith (Peacemaker’s father)
  • Jennifer Holland as Emilia Harcourt
  • Freddie Stroma as Adrian Chase / Vigilante:
  • Chukwudi Iwuji as Clemson Murn
  • Lochlyn Munro as Larry Fitzgibbon
  • Annie Chang as Detective Sophie Song
  • Christopher Heyerdahl as Captain Locke
  • Elizabeth Ludlow as Keeya
  • Rizwan Manji as Jamil
  • Nhut Le as Judomaster
  • Alison Araya as Amber: The wife of Evan

Has Peacemaker Finished Filming?

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The filming of the series began on January 15 2021 and was wrapped up on July 11 after 131 days of production. James Gunn has revealed that each episode is approximately 40 minutes long.

Will the Peacemaker series be a Prequel?

(***SPOILER ALERT***) The post-credits scene reveals that the Peacemaker series will be a sequel and definitely not a prequel, as in the scene we see John Economos and Emilia Harcourt arrive at Peacemaker’s bedside saying they need him to save the world. It’s important to remember that Gunn did say that the series will give the fans some insight into the character’s origins.

Peacemaker Show Plot

Specific plot details are under wraps, but we do know that the show will look at how the character became the way he is. Gunn told Empire that the series is centered around the conflict between the character’s ruthless tactics and his strict morality.

Peacemaker Series

From everything we know so far, Peacemaker promises to be an exploration of the character and his place in the world. No matter what, the series will be great with the perfect amount of violence and dark comedy that the fans want to see in a DC show. Keep checking our website for more updates