Margot Robbie Confirms Jared Leto’s Joker Won’t Be in Birds of Prey

Margot Robbie Confirms that Jared Leto’s Joker Will Not Appear in Birds of Prey

Bad information for all of you Joker followers! In a latest interview with Variety, Margot Robbie revealed that Jared Leto’s Joker — the one he performed briefly in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad — will certainly not present up within the upcoming Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn. The man gained’t even get a cameo, regardless of the plot of Birds of Prey revolving round Harley’s break-up with the Clown Prince of Crime.

After Robbie revealed the information, she went on to reward Joaquin Phoenix for his efficiency in Todd Phillips’ Joker, while additionally revealing that Birds of Prey is not going to comply with that movies’ specific model. “I really feel just like the ‘Joker’ movie was way more grounded. Ours is totally different. It’s heightened. But on the finish of the day it’s a extremely enjoyable, badass group of ladies getting collectively. It’s a journey. It’s a loopy journey.”

Margot Robbie might be reprising her Suicide Squad position of Harley Quinn within the movie, which additionally stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Ewan McGregor because the villain Black Mask, Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz and Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya. Ali Wong (Fresh Off the Boat), Robert Catrini (American Crime Story), Steven Williams (IT) and Derek Wilson (Preacher) spherical out the ensemble.

Cathy Yan (Dead Pigs) will direct the spin-off, making her the primary feminine Asian director to helm a superhero movie. The script was penned by Christina Hodson (Bumblebee).

In the DC Comics, the Birds of Prey are a principally feminine superhero crew has included Oracle/Batgirl, Black Canary, Huntress, Catwoman, Hawkgirl, Power Girl, Poison Ivy, Vixen, and Katana, who was performed by Karen Fukuhara in Suicide Squad. A brief-lived live-action TV sequence titled Birds of Prey aired on The WB from 2002-to-2003 for 13 episodes, starring Ashley Scott as Huntress, Dina Meyer as Barbara Gordon/Oracle, Ian Abercrombie as Alfred Pennyworth and Mia Sara as Harley Quinn.