David Ayer's Suicide Squad is just about ready to hit North America, and while the critical response has been somewhat negative, the cast of the film are still keeping a positive outlook and are quite proud of the movie they've made.
Actor Jay Hernandez, who plays El Diablo in the film, spoke to Digital Spy and expressed his confusion and frustration with some of the reviews, especially the ones that criticized the film for being too much like a comic book.
"I think it sucks. I mean, you know, obviously we worked hard and tried to give the fans what they wanted, and it's, it's weird that like that some of the criticism I heard was that it was too much like a comic book you know what I'm saying, in term of like, you have these characters uh, uh, being objectified like Harley Quinn. I'm like if, I mean there's certain elements that are just part of being a comic book, and if you're trying to portray that on a film you have to sort of be true to that because if you don't the fans of the comics are going to be offended ya know, so it's like you're trying to satisfy a lot of people."
He makes some valid points, and you're never going to please everyone. For Katana actress Karen Fukuhara, she just hopes that the hardcore DC fans will love it.
"You know we honestly made it for the hardcore DC fans and I just hope that they enjoy the movie. I can't wait till August 5th until everyone can see it. I know a lot of people are going to the midnight showing, so (heart shape) much love"
Hernandez took a slightly different tact towards the critics, and no heart shapes were involved.0comments
"I think we did it, so I think critics could kiss my ass (laughter)."
You can judge the film for yourself when Suicide Squad hits theaters on August 5th.