Deadline brings word that Warner Bros. and DC’s Birds of Prey has added The Mindy Project and Sharp Objects star Chris Messina as the iconic Batman villain Victor Zsasz.
According to the trade, Birds of Prey has also recruited Steven Williams, Derek Wilson, Dana Lee, Francois Chau and Matthew Willig. Wilson is said to be playing an associate of Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) but the rest of the roles are being kept under wraps.
Birds of Prey is set to begin filming early next year under the direction of Cathy Yan. The project sees the return of Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Jurnee Smollett-Bell joining the DC Extended Universe as Huntress and Black Canary, respectively. Ewan McGregor plays the film’s lead bad guy, Black Mask.
Margot Robbie is producing Birds of Prey alongside Sue Kroll and Bryan Unkeless. The project centers around the titular team of female heroes and villains based on the DC Comics characters and concepts created by Jordan B. Gorfinkel and Chuck Dixon.
DC’s Birds of Prey hits theaters on February 7, 2020. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for more updates on the project and the future of the DC Extended Universe.
‘Gotham’ Cast Photos Feature Bane, Plus Penguin & Riddler In Iconic Costumes
FOX has released a new batch of Gotham cast photos featuring Batman villains The Riddler and Penguin donning their classic costumes, along with a new look at Shane West’s Bane.
The final season of FOX’s Batman prequel series subtitled Legend of the Dark Knight will serve as a conclusion to the series with David Mazouz completing his journey towards becoming Batman. In addition to Batman’s introduction, the final season is also set to introduce Shane West as the iconic Batman villain Bane as it continues the No Man’s Land storyline.
Robin Lord Taylor and Cory Michael Smith with also be featured in the iconic Penguin and Riddler costumes which you can get a look at in the gallery below!
The Batman prequel series stars Ben McKenzie as Jim Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, and Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox.
With Gotham on the brink of total anarchy and cut off from the outside world, only Jim Gordon, Bruce Wayne and a handful of heroes remain behind to retake the city. Inspired by the “No Man’s Land” arc from the comics, villains including Penguin, the Riddler, the Sirens and Jeremiah have taken claim on various regions of the city. Will order be restored, or will chaos reign in Gotham?
Gotham season 5 will premiere on January 3, 2019, on Fox. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the final season of Gotham: Legend of the Dark Knight as we learn it.
Source: TV Line