Harley Quinn Is Getting Her Spin-Off, But With A Twist

Margot Robbie is forging the way for leading ladies​

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Apparently Harley Quinn is getting her spin-off from the critically slated Suicide Squad and, thankfully, it looks like it's going to be a lot better than its predecessor.

Margot Robbie's brilliantly bonkers version of the fan-favourite Harley Quinn seemed to be the only thing going right for the blockbuster film.

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With accusations of plagiarism from Die Antwoord, a disgruntled viewer threatening to sue over the lack of Leto and Jared's own public disappointment, all giving the movie more bad press than good, we thought a spin-off seemed unlikely.

But, and we don't say this often, we were wrong, it's happening!

Turns out Robbie saved the day.

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Even more surprisingly the film, which is to be produced by Robbie, is going to be jam-packed chock-a-block with female superheroes and villains.

Some of the rumoured leading ladies will be Batgirl, Birds of Prey, Poison Ivy, Katana and Bumblebee.

It's all part of Warner Brother's pledge to get some more girls into the comic book franchises.

They recently released DC SuperHero Girls, which is a line of comics and products targeting a younger, female audience.

Girls getting to watch other powerful girl kicking ass?

Sounds good to us.

Robbie has been dropping hints for a while, saying things like she felt like she just 'scratched the surface' with the Harley Quinn character.

Some have claimed that Harley Quinn seemed quite one-dimensional in Suicide Squad, and an entire film would give her more space to be fleshed out.

Since shes also producing she might have more control over her outfits, which she has been vocal about.

She said of Harley Quinn's famously skimpy look:

As Margot, no, I don't like wearing that. I'm eating burgers at lunchtime, and then you go do a scene where you're hosed down and soaking wet in a white T-shirt, it's so clingy and you're self-conscious about it.​

Robbie has been working with Warner Brothers for a while, playing leading lady in both Focus and Tarzan and she is signed up to a biopic of the German-Polish trapeze artist Lillian Leitzel called Queen of the Air to be directed by Dean N. Jensen.

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