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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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Birds of Prey Cast

The Birds of Prey cast is taking shape. It was previously reported that several actresses were reading for various parts, and now, two have been confirmed. Mary Elizabeth Winstead will play Huntress, while Jurnee Smollett-Bell is taking on the role of Black Canary. Both join Margot Robbie in the female-driven DC film. More on the Birds of Prey cast below.

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birds of prey movie release date

The Birds of Prey movie, which will star Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and feature a team of other DC female characters, has locked down a release date. Warner Bros. will debut the film in theaters February 2020, with Cathy Yan set to direct. More on the Birds of Prey movie release date below.

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Birds of Prey Cast

Warner Bros. is on the lookout for their Birds of Prey cast, and they’re considering several exciting actresses for parts. A new report indicates Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Justina Machado and more have all tested for parts. Janelle Monae has also been mentioned, although it remains unclear if she tested for a part or not. More on the potential Birds of Prey cast below.

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Harley Quinn movie director

Warner Bros. and DC’s Harley Quinn movie now has a director – Cathy Yan. The film in the works sounds like a combination of Birds of Prey, about a team of female superheroes, and Gotham City Sirens, about a team of female super villains.

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