The status of the character has been up in the air for some time now. In October 2022, James Gunn and Peter Safran were named as the co-chairs and co-CEOs of the new DC Studios. They began mapping out their plans for the franchise, and it was unclear where Peacemaker fit in. The second season of the series was announced to be in development in February 2022. However, details since then have been few and far between.
In a post on Threads, James Gunn responded to a fan who wondered how Blue Beetle factored into the new DCU. Gunn responded by noting that Xolo Maridueña, Viola Davis, and Cena will reprise their roles.
“Xolo Maridueña will continue playing Blue Beetle in the DCU, as Viola Davis will Amanda Waller, and John Cena will Peacemaker,” Gunn wrote.
Gunn previously noted that Peacemaker would be coming back after his Superman: Legacy film, which had been slated for a 2025 release.
John Cena first played Peacemaker in The Suicide Squad. The character then received a spinoff miniseries on HBO Max, and the first season premiered in January 2022.
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John Cena’s Return To WWE
John Cena returned to WWE on the September 1 episode of WWE SmackDown. He has made several appearances since then. The former WWE Champion wrestled at WWE Superstar Spectacle on September 8.
Plus, Cena is set to compete at WWE Fastlane. WWE is advertising Cena for a handicap match against Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa. Uso and Sikoa took out AJ Styles, who agreed to team with Cena, on the September 22 episode of WWE SmackDown.