Margot Robbie explains the prolonged Birds of Prey film title
Final night time on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon, Margot Robbie confirmed up and confirmed the prolonged title of the upcoming DCEU film, Birds of Prey. The movie’s full title is Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), which Robbie revealed final month in an Instagram put up. When requested by Fallon if the picture was, in truth, actual, Robbie defined why she wished an extended title for her second outing as Harley Quinn to mirror her character’s character.
“It’s not a really severe film, so we thought the title ought to mirror that. Birds of Prey makes it sound very severe, after which that’s kinda like Harley including her ‘Hey, I’m on this, too,‘” Robbie defined. You’ll be able to watch the total interview within the put up under.
Robbie can be reprising her Suicide Squad position of Harley Quinn within the movie, which additionally stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain/Batgirl, and Ewan McGregor because the villain Black Masks.
Cathy Yan (Useless Pigs) is directing the film, the primary feminine Asian director to helm a superhero movie, who just lately confirmed that Birds of Prey can be an R-Rated film. The outlet notes that Yan additionally confirmed the half-Asian character Cassandra Cain will seem within the movie. Within the comics, Cain is likely one of the vigilantes who takes on the position of Batgirl.
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The Birds of Prey undertaking was initially introduced forward of the discharge of Suicide Squad in summer season 2016, with Warner Bros. creating the movie with Robbie’s Harley Quinn because the villain and that includes quite a lot of feminine DC characters, with the likes of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey reportedly additionally within the combine for the movie. The script was penned by Christina Hodson (Bumblebee), who was just lately introduced to take over scripting duties on DC’s Batgirl solo film after Joss Whedon’s departure.
Robbie herself was the springboard for the undertaking, having fallen for the pantheon of DC’s feminine characters in her in depth analysis for the position of Harley Quinn. The Birds of Prey undertaking will now apparently take precedence as the subsequent movie to characteristic the favored Quinn character, with manufacturing anticipated to start by the tip of 2018 or early 2019. A Suicide Squad sequel to be directed by Gavin O’Connor can be in lively improvement, however Glenn Ficarra and John Requa’s Harley Quinn Vs The Joker romance film and David Ayer’s Gotham Metropolis Sirens now seem like on the backburner.
The Birds of Prey are a principally feminine superhero workforce whose ranks within the DC supply materials has included Oracle/Batgirl, Black Canary, Huntress, Catwoman, Hawkgirl, Energy Lady, Poison Ivy, Vixen, and Katana (Karen Fukuhara), who appeared reverse Harley in Suicide Squad. A brief-lived reside motion TV collection titled Birds of Prey aired on The WB from 2002-to-2003 for 13 episodes, and starred Ashley Scott as Huntress, Dina Meyer as Barbara Gordon/Oracle, Ian Abercrombie as Alfred Pennyworth and Mia Sara as Harley Quinn.
Birds of Prey is ready to be launched in theaters on February 7, 2020.