Margot Robbie confirms that Jared Leto's Joker will not appear in Birds of Prey
Bad news for all of you Joker fans! In a recent interview with VarietyMargot Robbie has revealed that Jared Leto's Joker – the one he briefly played in David Ayer's Suicide Squad – will not actually appear in the upcoming Birds of Prey and One Harley Quinn's Fantabulous Emancipation. The man doesn't even get a cameo, although the Birds of Prey plot revolves around Harley's break with the Prince of Crime Clown.
After Robbie broke the news, she praised Joaquin Phoenix for her performance in Todd Phillips's Joker, while revealing that Birds of Prey will not follow the particular style of the movies. "I feel that Joker's movie was much more grounded. Ours is different. It's enlarged. But in the end, it's a very fun and tough group of women getting together. It's a ride." It's a crazy trip. "
Margot Robbie will reprise her role in Harley Quinn's Suicide Squad in the film, which will also star Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Ewan McGregor as Black Mask villain, 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) complete the cast.
Cathy Yan (Dead pigs) will direct the spin-off, making her the first Asian director to direct a superhero movie. The script was written by Christina Hodson (Bumblebee).
At the DC Comics, Birds of Prey is a women's superhero team that includes Oracle / Batgirl, Black Canary, Huntress, Catwoman, Hawkgirl, Power Girl, Poison Ivy, Vixen and Katana, which was played by Karen Fukuhara Suicide squad. A short live action TV series 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.