Filmmaker James Gunn reported on Twitter that the first Red Band trailer for his upcoming The suicide squad the film hit a first week record with over 150 million views.
That number beats New Line’s 116 million views in week one Mortal combat, which recently held the record for the most watched red group trailer.
At the time of The suicide squad trailer March 26, Warner Bros. had not received an official rating for the follow-up to the 2016 film, but it was clarified today that the DC movie will arguably be the fourth title in the comic book movie series to receive an R rating after Zack Snyder’s Watchmen, Joker, Justice League and the extended DVD cutter of Batman vs. Superman (which had a PG-13 theatrical release).
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Overall, to date, The suicide squad The Red Band trailer has 151.1 million views according to official Warner Bros. figures. this AM, trending in 40 markets on YouTube and 28 markets on Twitter. Warner Bros. VP Creative Advertising Massey Rafani and his team were here the architects of The suicide squad trailer. The photo, which Gunn directed and wrote, hits theaters and HBO Max (for 31 days) on August 6. Already, HBO Max has set in motion a spinoff series of the film, The peacemaker, based on the character of John Cena.
The first one Suicide Squad The film, rated PG-13, opened for $ 133.7 million at the domestic box office in 2016, setting a record opening in August, and ended at $ 325.1 million in the United States. and $ 746.8 million worldwide.
I just received a note #TheSuicideSquad The Red Band Trailer set a new record for most views of a Red Band Trailer in a week, with over 150 million views worldwide. I am extremely grateful to all of you for making this possible! THANK YOU! 🤯🙏🤯 pic.twitter.com/3bRFBDcvOV
– James Gunn (@JamesGunn) April 2, 2021