regardless of the bad essential reaction to 2016's Suicide Squad, most enthusiasts and critics agreed that Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn turned into one of the most reliable characters in the DC universe to this point. There have been a large number of rumors about what movie we are going to see the character in next, but ultimate month it changed into mentioned that the spin-off focusing on the all-female Birds of Prey team turned into relocating ahead. Now Robbie has printed greater details concerning the assignment.
In an interview with Collider, Robbie cited that it turned into important for Harley to reside a part of a group. "I pitched the idea of an R-rated woman gang movie together with Harley, because i was like, 'Harley wants friends,'" she observed. "Harley loves interacting with americans, so don't ever make her do a standalone film. She's got to be with other individuals, it'll be a girl gang. I wasn't seeing ample lady gangs on screen, mainly in the motion area. so that became all the time a big part of it."
The Birds of Prey film could be directed by means of Cathy Yan, who can be the second lady to direct a DC film, after ask yourself lady's Patty Jenkins, as smartly because the first female Asian director to handle a large-funds superhero movie. Robbie herself requested that the director be a woman, and explained how essential it become to give "a feminine director the chance to do large finances stuff."
She endured: "They all the time get, 'here's the tiny little film.' i was like, 'i love motion. i really like motion movies. i'm a girl. What, are we supposed to only like a specific thing?' So it turned into a massively critical to discover a female director for this, if viable. however on the conclusion of the day--male, feminine--the most useful director gets the job and Cathy became the surest director."
The Birds of Prey movie doesn't yet have a unlock date, nonetheless it is accept as true with that it has moved ahead of Suicide Squad 2 on DC's time table. remaining month, diversity suggested that Suicide Squad 2 will not start production in 2018 as at the start planned, and that the Birds of Prey movie will instead head earlier than cameras in late 2018 or early 2019.
In connected information, final week DC announced that there turned into also an animated Harley Quinn demonstrate in the works. it's going to kind part of the studio's new streaming provider DC Universe, which launches later this 12 months. As neatly as the Harley Quinn demonstrate, there'll also be an animated young Justice sequence, plus reside-motion Titans and Swamp component suggests.