British actor Freddie Stroma is best known for playing Prince Friedrich in Netflix’s Bridgerton.
British actor Freddie Stroma is best known for playing Prince Friedrich in Netflix’s Bridgerton.

Bridgerton actor Freddie Stroma replaces Chris Conrad in Suicide Squad spin-off series

Freddie Stroma will essay the role of Vigilante aka Adrian Chase in Suicide Squad spin-off series. John Cena will reprise his role of Christopher Smith aka Peacemaker.
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PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 07:26 PM IST

Actor Freddie Stroma has replaced Chris Conrad in Peacemaker, a spin-off series to filmmaker James Gunn's upcoming antihero ensemble The Suicide Squad with actor John Cena.

Freddie, best known for his performance as Prince Friedrich in Netflix’s Bridgerton, will be playing Vigilante aka Adrian Chase in the HBO Max series.

According to Deadline, Chris left the project due to creative differences.

Vigilante is a hand-to-hand combatant, a brilliant marksman and a master of the lariat. He was a New York City DA who sought justice in his own way as his alter ego after his wife and children were killed by mobsters. The character also has the ability to heal and regenerate his body from injuries as serious as stabbings or gunshot wounds.

James will be developing the action-adventure-comedy series that has received an eight-episode order at HBO Max. He will write the show and also direct multiple episodes, including the first.

John will reprise his role of Christopher Smith aka Peacemaker from The Suicide Squad, which will release in August.

The show will explore the origins of Peacemaker, a man who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it.

It will be produced by James's Troll Court Entertainment and The Safran Company in association with Warner Bros. Television.

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