Peacemaker

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The TV series Peacemaker was created by James Gunn and is a spinoff of the 2021 film The Suicide Squad. Based on the DC Comics character Peacemaker, the show follows Christopher Smith (aka Peacemaker) as he joins "Project Butterfly," a black ops squad that targets extra-terrestrial parasitic butterfly-like creatures.

Network: HBO Max

First Episode Date: January 13, 2022

Cast:

  • John Cena (Christopher Smith / Peacemaker)
  • Danielle Brooks (Leota Adebayo)
  • Freddie Stroma (Adrian Chase / Vigilante)
  • Chukwudi Iwuji (Clemson Murn)
  • Jennifer Holland (Emilia Harcourt)
  • Steve Agee (John Economos)
  • Robert Patrick (Augee Smith / White Dragon)
  • Annie Chang (Sophie Song)

Where to Watch: HBO Max

Latest Peacemaker News and Updates

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