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Margot Robbie stars in DC movie based on ‘Birds of Prey’ comics

/ 12:06 PM April 19, 2018

Image: Twitter/@SuicideSquadWB

Margot Robbie will return as Harley Quinn in a DC spinoff movie based on the comics “Birds of Prey.”

Directing the movie is Cathy Yan, who is the second female director and first Asian to helm a DC movie, reports Variety.

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Robbie is also set to star in a “Suicide Squad” sequel with director Gavin O’Connor.

Christina Hodson wrote the script for the “Birds of Prey” film. She was also tapped to pen for another DC movie, “Batgirl.”

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The studio expects to start shooting the movie by yearend. Robbie is currently in negotiations to play Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once upon a Time in Hollywood.”

The “Birds of Prey” comics features an all-female team of superheroes. The core members consist of Batgirl and Black Canary. The current comic book lineup also includes Huntress.  /ra

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