Peacemaker: James Gunn Shares New Behind-the-Scenes Photo Ahead of DC FanDome

Before James Gunn heads back to Marvel to helm Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, fans of the director have another DC project to look forward to. After making The Suicide Squad, Gunn reteamed up with John Cena for a Peacemaker series, which is hitting HBO Max next year. We've seen some glimpses from the show already, but the first official trailer is expected to drop during tomorrows' DC FanDome event. In honor of DC FanDome, Gunn took to social media today to share a photo with the Peacemaker cast. In addition to Cena, the show will feature The Suicide Squad's Jennifer Holland (Emilia Harcourt) and Steve Agee (John Economos) as well as franchise newcomers Danielle Brooks as Leota Adebayo, Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith, Chris Conrad as Vigilante, Christopher Heyerdahl as Captain Locke, Chukwudi Iwuji as Clemson Murn, Lochlyn Munro as Larry Fitzgibbon, and Annie Chang as Sophie Song.

"Only one day until our #Peacemaker panel at #DCFandome! Come join us for a first glimpse at our new @hbomax show," Gunn wrote on Twitter. You can check out the photo, which features a huge chunk of the cast, below:

Recently, Gunn teased what fans can expect from the Peacemaker story. "Through the story, you learn where Peacemaker came from," Gunn told Variety about the show's place in the DCEU timeline. "There's a moment in [The Suicide Squad] where Bloodsport talks about his father and what his father was like, and you cut to a shot of Peacemaker, and Peacemaker nods. That's the seed of the entire Peacemaker series."

As for DC FanDome, the event is returning this year with lots of exciting content on the line-up:

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  • MOVIES: An exclusive new trailer for The Batman, new content for DC League of Super-Pets, a first look at Black Adam, a sneak peek of The Flash, and behind-the-scenes looks at Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
  • TELEVISION: An exclusive look at HBO Max's Peacemaker, DMZAquaman: King of Atlantis, and Batman: Caped Crusader. Surprises from new series, as well as new looks at returning HBO Max favorites Doom Patrol, TitansHarley Quinnand Young Justice: Phantoms. Looks at new seasons of The CW's Batwoman, The Flash, Superman & Loisand Netflix's Sweet Tooth, a farewell tribute to Supergirl, a 100th episode celebration for Legends of Tomorrow, a first look at Naomi, and a sneak peek at Stargirl.
  • VIDEO GAMES: New reveals from Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.
  • COMICS: Panels for Batman: Fear State, Black Manta, Wonder Woman Historia, Nubia and the Amazons, and Wonderful Women of the World. Additionally, an update on the return of the Milestone Universe, and details for the upcoming Batman/Fortnite One-Shot.

DC FanDome is taking place on October 16th. Peacemaker is expected to debut on the streaming service in January.