LONDON (Reuters) – Australian actress Margot Robbie hinted that her new feminine-led action film “Birds of Prey” could be the 1st in a series of movies as she reprised the purpose of comedian antihero Harley Quinn in what she has identified as a enthusiasm undertaking.
Cast member Margot Robbie poses as she arrives to go to the earth premiere of “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn”, in London, Britain January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Robbie, 29, who has been nominated this 12 months for two BAFTAs and an Oscar, was on the pink carpet for the earth premiere of “Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn,” to give it its complete title, in London on Wednesday.
Acquiring pitched the strategy of a feminine-led superhero action film to Warner Bros, Robbie also generated it, bringing Harley Quinn, a character from the Batman stories made by DC Comics, to heart stage.
Requested if “Birds of Prey” was the 1st in a series of outings for Quinn and the other feminine figures, amongst them Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress and Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Robbie did not rule it out.
“I, of system, have major wishes for many factors we could do in the DC (DC Comics) universe, but no, absolutely nothing formal,” she reported when requested if “Birds of Prey” was the 1st of a series.
The working experience experienced been a blast, she extra.
“I love acting, I love developing, and in this occasion performing both at the very same time, I felt, yeah, it sort of labored actually effortlessly simply because there were remarkable people all over me.”
In the film, Harley Quinn, whom Robbie played in the 2016 film “Suicide Squad,” tells what transpires soon after she breaks up with the Joker and finds that a whole lot of people keep grievances against her and want her useless – between them supervillain Black Mask, played by Ewan McGregor.
Carrying a black feathered crop major, long black skirt and vivid pink gloves on the pink carpet, Robbie reported she was hunting forward to observing people’s reactions to the film.
“Incredibly happy and exceptionally anxious, you by no means know how it is heading to go,” she reported when requested how she was experience.
The film is directed by Cathy Yan and will be launched globally in early February.
Reporting by Hanna Rantala producing by Sarah Young modifying by Leslie Adler