It’s official. Margot Robbie is set to star in a standalone Harley Quinn movie of Warner Bros. Pictures and DC. Recent reports confirm that the Suicide Squad actress has signed a “first look” deal to produce a Harley Quinn-led spinoff. Read on to learn more about Robbie’s upcoming projects as the “sexy psychotic super-villain.”
FanBolt reports the Margot Robbie has officially signed up to be part of Harley Quinn’s upcoming solo movie outing. The actress is set to take on a double role as an executive producer for the project. Her character, Harley, is gearing up to lead a cast of female DC superheroes and villains.
The publication cites a previous report from The Hollywood Reporter. According to the said source, Robbie was the “impetus for the project.” An excerpt from the article reads:
“When she got the part for the movie, she dove deep into the comics to learn as much as possible about the character. In the process, she fell for DC’s female characters. She brought on the writer to help develop the project and brought it to Warners, which snapped it up.”
The actress also spoke about her plans for the upcoming movie. But apart from having a Harley Quinn-led film, she also wants to reunite her character with Jared Leto’s Joker. Fans, after all, haven’t seen enough of Harley Quinn and the Joker during their previous film. “I’m trying to make that happen,” Robbie said. “Not for anything specifically, but just something – there’s so much more to do.”
In other news, a new photo from the set of Suicide Squad has finally introduced Margot Robbie’s sexy stunt double. According to Morning News USA, the image surfaced on Reddit recently, showing the actress with her stunt double. The two ladies are both wearing clothes from the club scene in Suicide Squad.
The publication reveals that most of Robbie’s action and gymnastic stunts were done by her stunt double. One could only speculate on whether the two would work together in Harley Quinn’s upcoming films. Apart from the villain’s standalone movie, Robbie is set to reprise her role in Ben Affleck’s untitled Batman movie.