Warner Bros. has its Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) film costumes on show at New York Comedian Con 2019, revealing Harley’s affect on one other crew member. Whereas it is not precisely a sequel to David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, the upcoming Birds of Prey marks the return of Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn, following her introduction in Ayer’s DC movie. Described as an R-rated ladies gang journey, the film follows Harley as she leaves the Joker firmly in her rearview mirror and tries to kind a far much less poisonous relationship along with her newfound buddies, the Birds of Prey.
Directed by Cathy Yan (Useless Pigs) from a screenplay by Christina Hodson (Bumblebee), Birds of Prey is led by a forged that, on prime of Robbie, consists of June Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, and Rosie Perez as Gotham Metropolis police detective Renee Montoya. The movie’s advertising (together with, the official trailer that dropped this week) has centered primarily on Harley up to now, and her deranged private aesthetic appears to closely inform Birds of Prey‘s look and magnificence as a complete. Actually, Harley’s “brand” is even obvious in her teammates’ outfits.
Naturally, Birds of Prey has a presence on the ongoing NYCC, and the costumes for Black Canary, Huntress, Cassandra Cain, and Renee Montoya are all on show, together with one in all Harley’s many, many zany outfits from the movie. As you may see within the gallery beneath, the sample of Harley’s traditional jester go well with has truly been included into Montoya’s garments.
In all probability, this element will most likely quantity to little greater than one of many many easter eggs for comedian guide followers to identify in Birds of Prey. It is a enjoyable nod all the identical, and even supplies a delicate visible indicator that Renee has extra in widespread with Harley than she may prefer to admit. Some most likely recall that Suicide Squad gave an much more express shout-out to Harley’s traditional jester costume by briefly exhibiting her sporting it whereas she danced with the Joker in a flashback (or probably a dream sequence – it is all the time arduous to inform with Harley). Nonetheless, the design of Renee’s outfit is a pleasant reminder of simply how a lot Harley’s fingerprints will likely be seen throughout Birds of Prey.
Some followers have pretty expressed concern about simply how a lot Birds of Prey appears to be being attentive to Harley, to the purpose the place it nearly seems to be ignoring the remainder of the crew. After all, it is value remembering that WB’s advertising is designed to enchantment to individuals who aren’t essentially acquainted (or, in some instances, have not ever heard of) the Birds of Prey till just lately, and solely find out about Harley due to Suicide Squad. Harley additionally appears to function the genesis for the formation of the Birds of Prey crew throughout the film, which might additional clarify why its trailers and posters have not proven them being a completely operational group of vigilantes simply but. Little question, Renee and the Birds of Prey are in for a wild trip as soon as they discover out what it is actually like being buddies and combating criminals with Harley Quinn.
Key Launch Dates
- Joker (2019) launch date: Oct 04, 2019
- Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) launch date: Feb 07, 2020
- Surprise Woman 1984 (2020) launch date: Jun 05, 2020
- The Batman (2021) launch date: Jun 25, 2021
- The Suicide Squad (2021) launch date: Aug 06, 2021
- DC Tremendous Pets (2022) launch date: May 20, 2022
- Aquaman 2 (2022) launch date: Dec 16, 2022