"I can't wait to show you my toys!" ―Joker, Suicide Squad
"I can't wait to show you my toys!" ―Joker, Suicide Squad
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"No one likes a showoff."
―Bloodsport to the Peacemaker[src]

Robert DuBois, codenamed Bloodsport, is a contract killer who was hired to kill Superman with a Kryptonite bullet, a mission he was unsuccessful in.

He was incarcerated in Belle Reve after failing to kill Superman and became a member of the second Task Force X strike team sent to Corto Maltese.[2]

Biography

Early life

Robert DuBois was an expert marksman who became the paid assassin known as Bloodsport. He married and had a daughter named Tyla, but he left his wife for unknown reasons.

Attempted assassination of Superman

DuBois attempted to assassinate Superman with bullets forged from kryptonite; however, this attempt was unsuccessful and he was incarcerated in Belle Reve, presumably by Superman himself, where he joined Task Force X.[3]

Suicide mission to Corto Maltese

In 2021, DuBois traveled to Corto Maltese with the second of two Task Force X strike teams to destroy Nazi-era laboratory and holding facility Jotunheim and assassinate ruthless Maltese dictator Silvio Luna.[3]

Personality

"So, what's the plan?"
"How the hell am I supposed to know?"
"You're the leader! You're supposed to be decisive!"
"Then I've decided you should eat a big bag of dicks!
"
Peacemaker and Bloodsport[src]

Robert DuBois seems to take his Task Force X membership seriously, as if he'd like to be finished with it and move on with his life. He's confident and tough, with flexible morality and a clear understanding of the mission's stakes. He is aggressive and easily frustrated, but can be compassionate for his close friends.

Abilities

  • Expert Marksman: As a paid assassin, Robert DuBois has impeccable aim and is a master of murder with guns.

Equipment

  • Suit: Robert DuBois wears a specially designed tactical suit to protect himself during jobs and missions, as well as protect his identity and hold various weapons.
  • Kryptonite bullets: DuBois used these bullets to shoot Superman.
  • Multi-barrelled guns: Alongside many weapons and gadgets held in and on his suit, DuBois sports a pair of custom-built handguns with multiple barrels that he uses for missions and jobs.

Relationships

Family

Allies


Enemies

Behind the scenes

  • Nathaniel Perry was a stunt double for Idris Elba in the role of Bloodsport.
  • Bloodsport in the DC Extended Universe is the second live-action incarnation of the character, following an incarnation portrayed by David St. Louis.
  • Idris Elba was originally cast in the role of Deadshot, replacing Will Smith; however, Warner Bros. and James Gunn decided to re-write the character into Bloodsport in order to allow Will Smith to return in future movies.

References

External links

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Task Force X
Founder Amanda Waller
Members Rick Flag (leader) | Deadshot | Katana | Killer Croc | Bloodsport | Polka-Dot Man | Ratcatcher 2 | King Shark | Peacemaker | T.D.K. | Weasel | Javelin | Blackguard | Mongal | Savant
Supporting members Flo Crawley | Fitzgibbon
Former members Enchantress | June Moone | Slipknot | El Diablo | Harley Quinn | Captain Boomerang
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