Margot Robbie to star in ‘Suicide Squad’ spin-off
Margot Robbie, who portrayed the sinister psychiatrist of “Suicide Squad” will be back on the big screen, this time as the star and producer of the movie’s spin-off.
In a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Margot Robbie, 26, has signed a first-look deal with Warner Bros. Robbie’s company, LuckyChap Entertainment, will soon collaborate with the studio company for her upcoming films.
Robbie’s character will star alongside other Marvel DC’s female villains and heroines, including Batgirl, Batman villain Poison Ivy, Japanese heroine Katana, and “Teen Titan” member Bumblebee.
According to the news site, Robbie “fell in love” with the DC characters and proposed a film focusing on Quinn and other female protagonists’ life and times.
Robbie, who hails from Australia, will also star as trapeze artist Lillian Leitzel in Warner’s “Queen of the Air,” based on Dean N. Jensen’s 2013 novel.
Suicide Squad is the eighth-highest-grossing film so far this year, with $700 million (PHP33.4 billion) worldwide. Gianna Francesca Catolico