Suicide Squad: Watch its trailer reimagined as a Quentin Tarantino film

'We're the bad guys. Sort of'

Clarisse Loughrey
Tuesday 02 August 2016 10:26 BST

On another planet, in another universe - it's not so hard to imagine haute-auteur Quentin Tarantino lensing Warner Bros.' Suicide Squad.

A wayward band of colourful villains, strung together by circumstances out of their control; add just an extra dose of blood splatter, and a kicking '70s soundtrack, and you've got yourself some prime Tarantino territory.

Loot Crate Productions has unveiled their own take on exactly what such an endeavour would look like; crafting Tarantino's own Task Force from the likes of Pulp Fiction's Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson), Inglorious Basterds' Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt), Django Unchained's Django (Jamie Foxx), and Kill Bill's The Bride (Uma Thurman) and schoolgirl Gogo Yubari (Chiaki Kuriyama).

And their leader? The director himself; with the video assembling its own perfect team of look, act, and soundalikes for the video, itself capturing Tarantino's outlandish style with absolute verve.

Directed, edited, and conceived by Julian Higgins for Loot Crate - a monthly subscription service specialised in geek gear - the parody manages to integrate plenty of references both to Tarantino's work and to Suicide Squad itself. Except they're only "sort of" the bad guys, here; you're never quite sure with Tarantino.

Suicide Squad opens in UK cinemas 5 August. ​

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