You ever hear the one about the cop, the songbird, the psycho and the mafia princess? “Birds Of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”is a twisted tale told by Harley Quinn herself, as only Harley can tell it. When Gotham’s most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking for her. Harley, Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya’s paths collide, and the unlikely foursome has no choice but to team up to take Roman down.
Loaded with fun, dark and twisted humour that cheekily skewers pop culture archetypes and an action-packed roller coaster ride, “Birds Of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” is the origin story of the most unlikely girl gang. Infused throughout with a bold, subversive, sometimes surreal tone and over-the-top outrageousness, “Birds Of Prey” turns the superhero genre inside out, delivering a strong message of empowerment via Harley’s particular brand of anarchic joie de vivre. The film is inspired by the comic series ‘Birds of Prey’ which was originally published by DC Comics in 1996.
The film features an all-female super hero team, with incredibly talented actresses taking on the leading roles. The cast includes Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, and Jurnee Smollet-Bell as Black Canary. Robbie, who also serves as producer, pitched the idea for Birds of Prey to Warner Bros. Pictures in 2015. The film is the eighth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and a follow-up spin-off to the 2016 film Suicide Squad. It is directed by Cathy Yan and written by Christina Hodson.
The film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and is opening in cinemas on 7 February 2020.
Check out the trailer below: