Chris Messina - Birds of Prey Cast

The cast of the upcoming DC Comics movie Birds of Prey continues to take shape. Margot Robbie is reprising her Suicide Squad role as Harley Quinn while Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Jurnee Smollett-Bell are joining the DC Extended Universe as Huntress and Black Canary respectively. Meanwhile, Ewan McGregor is taking the role of the villain Black Mask, and now we have word he’ll be working with another recurring bad guy from DC Comics.

Chris Messina is best known for his series regular role on The Mindy Project and a recent turn in the HBO limited series Sharp Objects, but he’s also had quite an eclectic career starring in a variety of indie and arthouse films over the years. Now he’s heading into comic book blockbuster territory by taking the role of Batman villain Victor Zsasz. Read More »

birds of prey title

Birds of Prey‘s full title just rolls off the tongue. In full, it’s called Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of Harley Quinn), and has been confirmed to be the official title and not some joke that star Margot Robbie scribbled on the script. Now writer Christina Hodson is here to explain why they settled on that title, and how it’s actually important to the movie.

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Is Thanos coming back to Fortnite? What did Charlie Cox have to say about the cancellation of Daredevil? Are you ready for a third installment of Marvel Ultimate Alliance? Want to see some new posters for X-Men: Dark Phoenix and Shazam from CCXP? What was Aquaman‘s budget? Was the Avengers 4 title really hidden in that one photo from Anthony & Joe Russo? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

birds of prey movie title

From the moment Margot Robbie‘s Harley Quinn appeared in the first trailer for 2016’s Suicide Squad, it was clear Robbie was a perfect fit for the character. She’s one of the few brights spots in that total mess of a movie, so it’s no surprise Warner Bros. is bringing her back in Birds of Prey, a female-centric spin-off movie that sees Harley Quinn team up with characters like Black Canary and Huntress.

Now Robbie has taken to Instagram to reveal the full Birds of Prey movie title, and…well, it’s a bit extra, as the kids say these days. Read on to discover the title in its full glory.
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What kind of DC Comics attractions are at the Warner Bros. theme park in Abu Dhabi? Will there be public memorials for Stan Lee? When does Birds of Prey start shooting? Want a first look at Quake in the new season of Agents of SHIELD? What stupid thing did Bill Maher say about comic book over the weekend? Which characters might be in The Eternals movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

birds of prey cast cassandra cain

The last big holdout in the Birds of Prey cast has been found. Newcomer Ella Jay Basco is in talks to play Cassandra Cain, one of the Batgirls, in the female-driven superhero film. Basco joins a cast that includes Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez and Ewan McGregor. Cathy Yan is directing from a script by Christina Hodson, who is also writing the Batgirl movie.

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birds of prey cast

Ewan McGregor may play the Big Bad in the upcoming female-led comic book movie, Birds of Prey. The Christopher Robin actor is in talks to join the Birds of Prey cast as the villain Black Mask, a Gotham mob moss and frequent Batman baddie who will likely turn his attention to Harley Quinn and the members of the titular Birds of Prey in the upcoming film helmed by Cathy Yan.

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How ‘Birds of Prey’ Director Cathy Yan Got the Job

birds of prey movie pitch

A lot of eyes are trained on Birds of Prey, Warner Bros.’ first all-female superhero team in its DC Extended Universe, anchored by fan-favorite villain Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie). So how did the relatively unknown filmmaker Cathy Yan land the job, beating out several other directors in the process? “I did my homework,” the Dead Pigs director explained while talking about her pitch process. That, and she used am unexpected pitch method that included an unusual sizzle reel that wowed the Warner Bros. boardroom.

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How much has Venom made at the box office now? What’s Jimmy Kimmel doing in an issue of West Coast Avengers? Do you want a new Wonder Woman Steelbook? How does Zachary Levi stay in top shape for Shazam? Which Marvel movies might hit theaters in 2020? Are you in the market for a new Batman 1966 ornament? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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Birds of Prey cast Rosie Perez

The Birds of Prey cast has found its Detective Renee Montoya. Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez will play the role, joining a cast that includes Margot RobbieJurnee Smollett-Bell and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. The female-driven superhero film will be helmed by Cathy Yan, and is due out in 2020. More on the Birds of Prey cast below.

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