During an interview with Collider, Birds of Prey screenwriter Christina Hodson discussed her experience working with Margot Robbie on the upcoming DC film.
Margot Robbie will reprise her role as Harley Quinn in the Birds of Prey film, though this time the actress will also serve as a producer on the DC project. While reflecting on her experience working with Robbie on Birds of Prey, screenwriter Christina Hodson discussed how they both did extensive research on Harley Quinn and other DC characters who will appear in the film:
“That whole process has been amazing because Margot is a producer on the project, so she and I have been working on this, very much hand-in-hand, since day one, about three years ago. We get to do a deep, deep dive. I did a deep dive on the character, in reading the comics. And then, the studio has been incredibly supportive and great about giving us free rein to explore new things. I did the same with all of the characters. I did a huge amount of research and all of the reading, but then liberated myself a little bit and felt free to dive deeper and make these characters something new and fresh that people haven’t necessarily seen.”
Full details on the Birds of Prey plot are currently unknown, though the film will center on Huntress, Black Canary, and Harley Quinn joining forces to protect Cassandra Cain when she comes into the possession of a diamond belonging to a criminal kingpin known as Black Mask.
Directed by Cathy Yan from a script penned by Bumblebee writer Christina Hodson, Birds of Prey stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz, Ewan, McGregor as Black Mask, and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Ali Wong, Robert Catrini, and Michael Masini have also been cast in undisclosed roles.
Birds of Prey will be released in theaters on February 7, 2020.
‘Aquaman’: New Photos Offers Close Look At The Costumes, Weapons, & Creatures
Heroic Hollywood has unveiled new photos from the Aquaman press junket, offering fans a close look at the costumes, weapons, and creatures in the DC film.
Warner Bros. and DC's Aquaman will arrive in theaters soon and the recent press junket for the film included a gallery of several items featured in the titular hero's cinematic feature. Among the items on display are Arthur Curry's trident, Vulko's costume, an important map, and bits of the underwater creatures.
You can check out the first photo below and click "Next" to continue the gallery!
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From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.