James Gunn Defends ‘The Suicide Squad’ Star Margot Robbie & Harley Quinn

James Gunn The Suicide Squad Margot Robbie Harley Quinn

The Suicide Squad director James Gunn recently fired back at a fan criticizing Margot Robbie and Harley Quinn, calling the star one of the best he’s worked with.

While many fans are respectful to actors and directors, there’s always a minority who feel the need to blast the choices made in movie-making. However when someone criticized Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn on one of James Gunn’s most recent posts, the director fired back at the insults in the comments. Most fans were overjoyed by Harley Quinn’s new look in The Suicide Squad when the first footage from the upcoming film dropped at DC FanDome at the start of September.

James Gunn recently posted a fan-poster of Harley Quinn and King Shark from The Suicide Squad which highlights the obvious insane action in the upcoming sequel. But one fan in the comments criticized using Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn in the film and suggested the director was annoyed at being forced to use her in the film. The director quickly retorted that Dr. Quinzel is easily his favorite DC character while called Margot Robbie the best actor he’s worked with. Take a look below.

“GTFO, she’s probably my favourite DC character. And Margot Robbie is probably the best actor I’ve worked with, bar none.”

Take a look at the fan-made poster for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad below.


What do you make of the situation? Are you glad James Gunn feels comfortably defending the star? Do you like Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn? Are you excited to see The Suicide Squad? Sound-off in the comments below!

The first Suicide Squad followed a team of supervillains who were recruited by the government for a dangerous black ops mission in exchange for reduced sentences. The ensemble cast included Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, and Jared Leto as The Joker. However, James Gunn is expected to deliver on the fresh take on the team in his upcoming movie.

Written and directed by James Gunn, The Suicide Squad stars David Dastmalchian, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Joaquín Cosío, Nathan Fillion, Joel Kinnaman, Mayling Ng, Flula Borg, Sean Gunn, Juan Diego Botto, Storm Reid, Pete Davidson, Taika Waititi, Alice Braga, Steve Agee, Tinashe Kajese, Daniela Melchior, Peter Capaldi, Julio Ruiz, Jennifer Holland, Viola Davis, Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, and Michael Rooker.

The Suicide Squad is currently scheduled to hit theaters on August 6, 2021. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.

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Eammon Jacobs

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