Margot Robbie, who played the fan favorite Harley Quinn in “Suicide Squad,” is officially returning to DC Films in ”Birds of Prey.” The female-centric film will have Harley teaming up with other costumed vigilantes while battling the crime lord, Black Mask, in the streets of Gotham. The film is scheduled to be released February 7th, 2020.
Cathy Yan is set to direct. Yan is best known for writing and directing her feature debut “Dead Pigs,” which took home the World Cinema Dramatic Award for Ensemble Acting at Sundance earlier this year.
Christina Hodson wrote the “Birds of Prey” spinoff for Warner Bros. and DC Films. Hodson is also writing “Batgirl” for DC.