'Birds Of Prey': Margot Robbie Returns As Harley Quinn, Reveals She And Joker Are No More
Harley Quinn is back -- but sans Joker.
Following her role in 'Suicide Squad', Aussie actress Margot Robbie is once again reprising her role as Harley Quinn for 'Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)'.
The brand new spin-off now finds Harley Quinn single, having declared that she and Joker broke up, with the maniacal clown queen enlisting a girl gang in order to take down the Gotham's crime boss.
"The Joker and I broke up," she sais in the clip. "I wanted a fresh start, but it turns out I wasn't the only dame in Gotham looking for emancipation."
According to screenwriter Christina Hodson, Margot Robbie wanted her character to be among friends in this film, following the break-up with her lover and partner in crime.
“Margot knew she wanted to tell a ‘Harley Quinn plus girls’ story,” Hodson explained. “That was kind of where she began with it. She knew she wanted a girl gang. She wanted Harley to have friends.”
Meanwhile, fans are already loving the female-lead cast and look of the film, with many excited to for the flick, despite 'Suicide Squad' receiving poor reviews from fans.
Along with Robbie, 'Birds of Prey' also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz and Ewan McGregor as Roman Sionis/Black Mask.
'Birds of Prey' is directed by Cathy Yan is set to hit cinemas on February 6, 2020.
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