Cathy Yan in Talks to Direct Harley Quinn Movie
Filmmaker Cathy Yan is joining the DC universe.
She is in talks to direct an untitled DC film featuring Margot Robbie’s Suicide Squad character.
The Warner Bros. film is expected to be based on the Birds of Prey property, which centers on a female-led team that debuted in the comics in 1995 and has included characters over the years such as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl, Poison Ivy, Catwoman and Katana (who was played by Karen Fukuhara in Suicide Squad). The project has a script by Christina Hodson, whom Warner Bros. hired last week to write Batgirl after Joss Whedon exited the project.
Warners isn’t copping to Birds of Prey, but is developing it under the rubrick of the “untitled Harley Quinn girl gang movie.” Sources are describing the project as an all-female variation on Suicide Squad.
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