[104] It made $7.8 million after two days of overseas release in 51 countries and $18.1 million from the full 76 after three. Margot Robbie shouldn't have produced it. As a final act of desperation, “Birds of Prey” decides, about three-quarters in, that it’s a feminist film. [69], Jay Cassidy and Evan Schiff served as editors, while Method Studios, Weta Digital, Luma Pictures, Image Engine, and Crafty Apes provided the visual effects for the film. Sionis kidnaps and makes Harley recover the diamond for him, under the threat of death. A three-day pop-up event named Harleywood was also organized at the Hollywood and Highland Center with the presence of the cast on the launch day. [35] A still photograph of Jai Courtney as George "Digger" Harkness / Captain Boomerang also appears on a wall in the Gotham City Police Department. [43] Barbara Gordon / Batgirl, a founding member of the team in the comics, was removed from Birds of Prey due to her upcoming standalone film, which is also being written by Christina Hodson. [56] During the U.S.-China Entertainment Summit in October, Yan confirmed the cast and that the film would be R-rated. The film follows Harley Quinn, after breaking up with the Joker, joining forces with Helena Bertinelli, Dinah Lance, and Renee Montoya to save Cassandra Cain from Gotham City crime lord Roman Sionis, forming the Birds of Prey altogether. Harley, fleeing from Montoya and several other people she had wronged, is captured by Sionis's men. [55][92][93] The film had its world premiere on January 25, 2020, at the Proyecto Publico Prim in Mexico City. Harley calls Sionis and offers to turn Cassandra over in exchange for his protection, agreeing to meet at an abandoned amusement park. Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a 2020 American superhero film, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and the eighth installment in the DC Extended Universe and a follow-up to Suicide Squad (2016). Meanwhile, GCPD Detective Renee Montoya investigates a series of mob killings carried out by a crossbow-wielding vigilante. [27] Robbie revealed the full title,[60] and said the subtitle reflects the humorous tone of the film. [16][34], The Joker appears in the film, through animated-special effects during a flashback sequence, as well as through the combined use of archive footage of Jared Leto from Suicide Squad and body-double Johnny Goth on set. But, I definitely do feel that everyone was pretty quick to jump on a certain angle. Finding Harley's necklace at the scene of the Ace Chemicals explosion, Montoya notes that Harley is in danger without the Joker's protection. Breaking into the GCPD with a variety of firework-inspired non-lethal grenade launcher rounds, Harley frees Cassandra and the pair escape. [50][51] In August, Roman Sionis / Black Mask was revealed to be the film's antagonist. Share. Harley loves interacting with people, so don't ever make her do a standalone film." In a post-credits audio sequence, Harley is about to reveal a secret about Batman,[c] but the film ends mid-sentence. [109], Yan acknowledged the film's unsatisfactory box office performance and stated, "There were also [undue] expectations on a female-led movie, and what I was most disappointed in was this idea that perhaps it proved that we weren't ready for this yet. [39], Robbie spent three years working on Birds of Prey and continued to present it to Warner Bros. until the studio felt the project was at the point it could be made. In the aftermath of destroying Sionis's criminal empire, Montoya quits the GCPD. [16] Filming wrapped on April 15, 2019. When Simone revived the Birds of Prey in 2010, she continued to add characters who made the name seem more intentional, including former Teen Titans Hawk and Dove. This is the bottom", "Nominations Announced for the 2020 AMAs", "The 3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Awards Winners", "The 3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Awards Nominations", "2020 People's Choice Awards: Complete List of Nominees", "Margot Robbie and More Suicide Squad Stars Returning for James Gunn Sequel", Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Birds_of_Prey_(2020_film)&oldid=991231494, Films with screenplays by Christina Hodson, Articles with dead external links from May 2020, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 November 2020, at 00:16.