Margot Robbie Reportedly In Talks To Play Hugh Hefner's Wife In Biopic Alongside Jared Leto

The 27-year-old is rumoured to be considering playing one of the magazine tycoon's wives.

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Despite recently admitting she's struggling to shake off her recent role as figure skater Tonya Harding in the biopic I, Tonya, Margot Robbie might be faced with one of most challenging roles to date as she's rumoured to be considering playing one of Hugh Hefner's wives in an upcoming film.

The Mirror reports the 27-year-old is in talks to star in a film about the late Playboy entrepreneur, years after declining to appear in the 91-year-old's magazine.

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The publication reports the star is having discussions with director Brett Ratner to play one of Hefner's wives, which would incidentally see her reunite with her Suicide Squad co-star Jared Leto, who is reportedly confirmed to play the magazine mogul.

Leto is reportedly keen to get Robbie on board, with a source revealing: 'Jared is working on the movie with his buddy Brett and they're really pushing for Margot to have a major role. She's perfect for a part and he's not going to give up until she accepts.'

It's unknown which of the late tycoon's wives Robbie would play; Hefner was married three times during his life, first to student Mildred Williams, then to Playmate Kimberley Conrad, and lastly to Playmate of the Month Crystal Harris.

In 2014, Hefner once reportedly tried to recruit Robbie to feature in his magazine.

'She should be in Playboy! Send her a message!' the CEO told US magazine of the actress. 'We're ready for her. She would be great.'

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The news comes days after the actress revealed no other role has been harder to shake off than her recent depiction of figure skater Tonya Harding.

Following the star's up-coming role in I, Tonya - in which she plays the skater who was allegedly involved in a 1994 attack on her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan - Robbie admits she sees Harding as innocent and a 'misfit'.

'The more I became Tonya, the more I saw things from her point of view. I'm on her side 100 per cent,' she told W magazine.

'I don't think she did anything but be different from what the world wanted. There are cool misfits, and then there is Tonya. She didn't fit in. And I love that.'

However, despite the fact filming for the biopic came to an end earlier this year, the former Neighbours star admits she's still struggling to turn off her 'Tonya brain'.

'Some characters, like Daphne [in Goodbye Christopher Robin], I can let go of very quickly. But not Tonya. I'm still not done with her. I found it hard to shake her off,' she said.

Let's just hope she shakes off Tonya before diving into playing one of Hefner's wives.

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