A Birds of Prey movie is actually happening, and we finally know a few things about it aside from the fact that Harley Quinn is involved (to the point of this originally being considered her spinoff movie).
As TheWrap recently reported, screenwriter Christina Hodson has been tapped for the Warner Bros. film, and it’s in the early stages of preproduction. Also, the rumors are true that Margot Robbie will be producing the movie in addition to reprising her role.
Of course, Harley Quinn is not a member of the Birds of Prey, a mostly female superhero team that’s been fluctuating in popularity since it came out in the mid-90s (it’s now in the middle of a resurgence thanks to DC Rebirth). Harley Quinn is, however, part of the Gotham City Sirens, who could serve as excellent antagonists to the titular team.
This means that the DCEU can further expand its cinematic universe with characters from all over the comic landscape, as well as serve up some longtime favorites who are integral to the most successful Birds of Prey run of the early 2000s.
Who are these characters we could see in one form or another? Let’s start with the basics. The ones you can’t really do a faithful Birds of Prey movie without…