Unlike the other two DC animated projects of 2018, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight and The Death of Superman, which are adaptations of existing DC Comics, Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay will tell a completely original story.
There are two different tracks with DC’s line of animated films. On the one hand, you have the ones that operate within a shared continuity (Justice League: War, Aquaman: Throne of Atlantis, etc), and those that do not. While some of the ones that share continuity are also adaptations (sometimes loose ones) of existing comic book stories, it’s not always the case. Then there are the ones (like The Killing Joke, and the aforementioned Gotham by Gaslight) that are strictly standalone.
While the Suicide Squad have been the subject of one other DC Universe Original movie (2014’s Batman: Assault on Arkham), that one was a standalone film set in the continuity of the immensely popular Arkham video games. Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay will be the team’s first venture into the animated shared continuity.
In Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, the team is “sent to retrieve a powerful mystical object that they will risk their lives to steal.” Of course, nothing is ever easy for Task Force X, and they have to race other villains to survive and complete their mission.
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay Trailer
Watch the trailer here:
And check out this clip!
The full voice cast consists of…
Christian Slater (Deadshot) Billy Brown (Bronze Tiger) Liam McIntyre (Captain Boomerang) Kristin Bauer van Straten (Killer Frost) Gideon Emery (Copperhead) Tara Strong (Harley Quinn) Vanessa Williams (Amanda Waller) C. Thomas Howell (Zoom) Dania Ramirez (Scandal Savage) James Urbaniak (Professor Pyg) Julie Nathanson (Silver Banshee) Jim Pirri (Vandal Savage and Vertigo) Greg Grunberg (Maxum Steel) Dave Fennoy (Blockbuster and Tobias Whale) Cissy Jones (Knockout) Natalie Lander (Darma) Trevor Devall (Punch) Dave Boat (Harvey Dent/Two-Face) Matthew Mercer (Savage Gunman)
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay Release Date
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay is currently available on digital download, and will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD on April 10. Order it here.