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“No Need For Reshoots”: David Ayer Reveals Suicide Squad Cut Ayer Cut Exists

The director of The Suicide Squad, David Ayer has revealed that his cut of the film was different from the one that was released in theatres. Fans took Twitter to ask the director to release an Ayer cut. And the director has agreed to it. Ayer said that the contrast between the two is like “apples and oranges.” He also added that for His cut, he does not need reshoots just some work on the VFX. The director also revealed that Zack Synder had some input on the final product. It lined up with his vision of DCEU. Now, that is something.

David Ayer shares there is an Ayer cut of The Suicide Squad

David Ayer shares there is an Ayer cut of The Suicide Squad
David Ayer shares there is an Ayer cut of The Suicide Squad

Synder’s vision of DCEU is something the fans have always wished to bring back. But it does not seem to be coming back. However, anything could be possible with Zack Synder’s Justice League being released on HBO Max. Though it is not possible that Warner Bros. to change their say, who knows they might. Ayer has already talked about the efforts he put into the making of the film.

Ayer talked about his cut, “I put my life into Suicide Squad. I made something amazing. My cut is an intricate and emotional journey with some bad people who are shit on and discarded (a theme that resonates in my soul). The studio cut is not my movie. Read that again. And my cut is not the 10-week director’s cut – it’s a fully mature edit by Lee Smith standing on the incredible work by John Gilroy. It’s all Steven Price’s brilliant score, with not a single radio song in the whole thing. It has traditional character arcs, amazing performances, and a solid third-act resolution. A handful of people have seen it.”

David Ayer’s actors want to see his cut too

The Suicide Squad actors want to see David Ayer's cut
The Suicide Squad actors want to see David Ayer’s cut

Some of the actors in the Suicide Squad movie also said that they were interested in watching the Ayer cut. Will Smith was one of them. Scott Eastwood also talked about Ayer’s cut. He said, “He basically was like, ‘Come on this journey with me. I’m going to make you look like a badass. I’m going to make your character pop. I didn’t even know what the character was at the time. I have talked to David, and I know my character got a lot more love in the Ayer cut.”

He also added, “They didn’t want to pay me any money for those next movies and … they didn’t have another script for the other movie, so I didn’t know what I was going to be signing myself up for. I said, ‘They don’t want to pay me.’ He said, ‘If it feels like they really need you and if it’s a good part, then do it. If not, then don’t.'”

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Written by Gargi Mishra

I am Gargi Mishra, an aspiring filmmaker. I look at the world through the viewfinder and love to study films. Write them and write about them.