‘The Suicide Squad’ Red Band Trailer Clocks All-Time Record Traffic In First Week

Filmmaker James Gunn reported on Twitter that the first red band trailer for his upcoming The Suicide Squad movie hit a first-week record with over 150M views.

That number beats the 116M first-week views of New Line’s Mortal Kombat, which recently held the record as the most-watched red band trailer.

At the time of The Suicide Squad trailer drop on March 26, Warner Bros. hadn’t received an official rating for the follow-up to the 2016 movie, but it’s been made clear today that the DC film will be what is arguably the comic book cinema series’ fourth title to receive an R-rating after Watchmen, Joker, Zack Snyder’s Justice League and the extended DVD cut of Batman v. Superman (which had a PG-13 theatrical release).

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