It seems we’ve finally got a good look at Suicide Squad member, Killer Croc as Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje appears on set.
Appearing all over Twitter thanks to Toronto blogger Thalia Worldwide, the first behind-the-scenes image of DC villain Killer Croc has been unveiled, providing a much closer look.
And he looks pretty impressive.
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Of course, we’ve already seen Killer Croc appear alongside fellow Belle Reve inmates after director David Ayer released the official line up. But this is the first time we’ve got a closer look at Croc’s reptilian body… and the makeup team have done one hell of a job.
But does this tell us anything about Killer Croc?
Judging from his overall look, I’d say that Suicide Squad director David Ayer is going for a far more human look than the recent comic books. Certainly, it’s more in line with his earlier appearances.
Suffering from a form of Atavism, Killer Croc exhibits physical traits more commonly associated with crocodiles… and that includes great physical strength as well as a scaled body which is impenetrable even to high calibre weapons.
And he’s even shown the ability to regenerate lost limbs with a heightened healing ability.
But David Ayer’s version seems a bit more grounded…
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For one thing, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s look is a lot more human… and I can’t help thinking that this will mean a far more subtle form of Croc’s mutation/powers. After all, his abilities are strongest in depictions where Croc is more animalistic. And the current ‘Suicide Squad’ version retains at least a certain human characteristic.
But will he grow more lizard-like as time goes on? For now, we’ll have to wait and see.
Suicide Squad heads to cinemas on 5 August 2016.
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