This news has been long overdue but finally has arrived and with it brings much joy. The HARLEY QUINN animated series has officially been renewed for a third season as it migrates from the DC Universe streaming app onto its new home over at HBO MAX. This announcement was made as Warner Media is switching DC universe to a new format.
HARLEY QUINN gripped audiences the world over with its take on the former girlfriend of Gotham’s Clown Prince of Crime who steps out on her own to establish her own criminal identity and in the process find out who she is along the way. The voice cast of the show which stars Kaley Cuoco who also serves as executive producer, Lake Bell, Alan Tudyk, Ron Funches, Tony Hale, Matt Oberg are a quintessential part of the shows success as well as its ultra violence and raw language.
HARLEY QUINN will be a Max Original going forward, and all three seasons of the show will be available. Other executive producers on the show include Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, Dean Lorey, and Sam Register.
Birds of Prey (and the fantabulous emacipation of one Harley Quinn) has seemingly officially gone into production. We were given a teaser that shows the cast in costume along with some first looks of Victor Zsasz, The Huntress, Black Canary and a few others.
Following the overwhelming success of the inaugural streaming platform DC UNIVERSE show, TITANS. Many people have been waiting for the arrival of other both live action and animated shows salted exclusively for the platform.
Here are answers as to when exactly we can expect each to debut.
Young Justice: Outsiders -January 4, 2019. The cult classic show that made its debut on the Cartoon Network then was cancelled and picked up by Netflix returns with a new third season and new home.
Doom Patrol-February 15th, 2019. The crew of doomed souls made their debut on an episode of TITANS and after that many couldn’t wait to see them in their own series. Now we know the date then add to the group Timothy Dalton as the Chief and Joivan Wade as Cyborg, the countdown is on.
Swamp Thing-May 10th, 2019, James Wan is one of the executive producers of this future member of the Justice League Dark. The series combines science, magic and a lot of action coming to the streaming site.
Stargirl-August 9th, 2019. Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore, a young high school student trying to adjust to new life in a new town when she discovers her stepfather has a secret.
Harley Quinn-October 11th, 2019. The animated series with a new take on the former psychiatrist turned bad girl.
We now have the official title of the upcoming Birds Of Prey film has been revealed and it may not be what many may have expected. In an Instagram post by Harley Quinn herself, Margot Robbie, we got the full title from the cover of the script which is Birds Of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn).
The cast of the upcoming Harley Quinn spinoff, Birds of Prey is rounding out its cast. Newcomer Ella Jay Basco is in negotiations to land the last major role of Cassandra Cain.
In the new film, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) team up to protect Cain’s character when she comes across a diamond belonging to Black Mask (Ewan McGregor), a kingpin in Gotham City’s criminal underworld.
A bit of backstory in DC Comics, Cain is the daughter of assassins David Cain and Lady Shiva, and is deprived of speech and human contact during her childhood as conditioning to become the world’s greatest assassin. She eventually befriends Bruce Wayne and goes on to become Batgirl. It is unknown whether the Batgirl element will be included in this storyline as WB is already developing a “Batgirl” movie.
After much speculation DC’s Birds of Prey movie now has its Renee Montoya in Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez.
It is being reported that Perez will join the ensemble cast that includes Margot Robbie reprising her role as Harley Quinn, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as The Huntress and Jurnee Smolett-Bell as the Black Canary as the openly gay Gotham City detective.
Perez burst onto the scene with a powerful performance in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing. She followed it with an amazing performance in White Men Can’t Jump and on to the movies Pineapple Express and Fearless for which she earned an Academy Award nomination.
The team up is expected to face the villain known as the Black Mask.
Birds of Prey is directed by Cathy Yan anfand is expected to hit theaters February 7,2020
We are finally beginning to get the answers as to who will be portaying whom in the DC film Birds of Prey. Now along with Margot Robbie reprising her role as Harley Quinn, we now have our Huntress and Black Canary.
Warner Bros has revealed that Mary Elizabeth Winstead, known for 10 Coverfield Lane and Fargo will take up the mantle of Helena Bertinelli aka Huntress and Jurnee Smollett-Bell of the show Underground will become the Black Canary. The role of Rene Montoya has yet to be decided, and it’s between One Day at a Time‘s Justina Machado and Vida‘s Roberta Colindrez. Montoya is a lesbian detective on the Gotham City police force who in some versions of the character done the identity “The Question”.
Both the Huntress and Black Canary have already been featured on the small screen. Huntress, on the CW’s Arrow has been played by Jessica De Gouw. Black Canary has been played by both Caity Lotz and Katie Cassidy on Arrow as well.
Birds of Prey will be directed by Cathy Yan and is set to hit theaters February 7,2020
As all we know, DC is expanding with its own online streaming service. A couple of the main focuses have been the debut of the live action Titans series and well as the return of the immensely popular Young Justice animated series. Well logos for those two series as well as the animated Harley Quinn series. Also heading to the platform is the superman prequel Metropolis But check out the logos for the aforementioned below.
More news has also surfaced about the new streaming service, as it was announced that Swamp Thing is being developed with director James Wan (Aquaman) set to become the executive producer. It will also have Mark Verheiden (Battlestar Galactica, Netflix’s Daredevil) and Gary Dauberman (It and its forthcoming sequel) who are attached to co-write the script and serve as showrunners on the live-action drama.
Swamp Thing follows what happens when CDC researcher Abby Arcane returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus and in the process develops a surprising bond with scientist Alec Holland — only to have him tragically taken from her. Abby later discovers that the swamp holds mystical secrets, both horrifying and wondrous — and the potential love of her life may not be dead after all.
The property has been adapted multiple times over the years, that includes two feature films in the 1980s In 1990, a live-action TV series on the USA Network which ran for three seasons, and Fox producing a short-lived animated series in the early 1990s that aired in Canada after it was pulled from the schedule. (Syfy later aired it in syndication.)
Well Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) is getting her spin-off movie but it wont be a solo flick. It looks like this time she will have some company.
The Spin-off the hit movie “Suicide Squad” with be a female trio known as “Gotham City Sirens” as is set to be directed by the director of Suicide Squad “David Ayer. Along with the psychopathic psychiatrist will be Catwoman and Poison Ivy.
Margot Robbie will serve as Executive Producer on this film and the screenplay is set to be written by Geneva Robertson-Dworet, a top female writer in the action sphere who also has penned scripts for the Tomb Raider remake and Sherlock Holmes 3.
Let us know if you are looking forward to this newest addition to the DCEU