One of the biggest stars of the pre-release hype for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is DC lesser light (until now) King Shark.

The recent rising respect for the super-villainous elasmobranch fish kicked off with a brief glimpse in The LEGO Batman Movie, but – at least judging by what we’ve seen so far – King Shark is set to take a much bigger role in The Suicide Squad.

A new teaser has been released to coincide, rather appropriately, with Shark Week, and here’s King Shark in all his Sylvester Stallone-voiced glory:

The Suicide Squad has an appointment with Australian cinemas on August 5.

The Suicide Squad at JB Hi-Fi.