Birds of Prey teaser offers first look at Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn

The actor previously revealed the film's full title to be 'Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)'

Clarisse Loughrey
Monday 28 January 2019 14:41
Birds of Prey teaser

UPDATE: A new teaser has also dropped, offering a brief glimpse at Mary Elizabeth Winstead's Huntress, Ewan McGregor's Black Mask, and several other characters.

Margot Robbie has offered a first look at Harley Quinn‘s return to the silver screen.

She posted a shot of the DC character in an outfit completely unfamiliar to the red and blue look she sported in Suicide Squad, although she still has her trademark heart design on her cheek.

The actor previously revealed the film’s full title to be Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).

Production began earlier this month, with Robbie joined by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Rosie Perez.

Ewan McGregor will play the film’s villain, Black Mask, with the stunt team behind the John Wick films, Atomic Blonde, and Aquaman set to work on the action sequences.

The project is based on DC’s Birds of Prey comics, which teams Quinn with the likes of Black Canary and Barbara Gordon. In the comics, Barbara Gordon works under the codename Oracle, but the film may have her appear as Batgirl to tie in with the character’s own solo film currently being developed.

The film has already made history by tapping Cathy Yan to direct; she won the job over a number of well-established male directors, having only just completed her directorial debut Dead Pigs, which screened at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. However, her presentation reportedly made a huge splash with executives.

Robbie first appeared as Quinn in David Ayer’s 2016 film Suicide Squad. Her on-screen lover, the Joker, is the subject of a brand new film from The Hangover director Todd Phillips. He’ll be played by Joaquin Phoenix.

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