HARLEY QUINN Animated Series via DC Digital TV (2019?)
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Margot Robbie’s working on a Harley Quinn spinoff that’s not ‘Gotham City Sirens’ or ‘Joker/Harley’

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MTV’s Josh Horowitz caught up with Margot Robbie, who was promoting his Oscar-buzzy movie I, Tonya, which she stars in and produced. Horowitz asked Robbie if she’d produce the next movie that Harley Quinn appears in.

 

“Yeah, I’ve been working on it for two years now,” Robbie replied. “It’s hard to talk about it because this stuff is under lock and key, but yeah, I’ve been working on a separate spinoff Harley thing for a while now”.

 

So far, nothing really earth shattering. We’ve heard that Robbie was producing Gotham City Sirens, and that Suicide Squad director David Ayer was attached to it. But no… that’s not what Robbie is referring to here.

 

When asked if she was referring to the Joker/Harley movie or Gotham City Sirens, Robbie replied: “No, it’s a totally separate one”.

 

“There’s a lot going on right now, and I don’t think anyone knows for sure what the next thing to happen, but I think everyone’s keen to get Harley back on screen. Everyone’s working on different versions of what that could be.”

I wonder if this is the rumored Harley Quinn animated movie?

Harley Quinn is getting a new animated series for DC’s streaming service

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After an appearance in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad last year, DC fan favorite Harley Quinn will be returning to her roots in her own 26-episode animated series.

 

The currently untitled show will be featured exclusively on the digital streaming service DC is launching next year. That makes it the third series announced thus far, alongside the live-action show Titans, and the animated Young Justice: Outsiders. The series will be headed by Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, and Dean Lorey, who previously collaborated on DC’s superhero comedy Powerless.

 

The new Harley Quinn series will be loosely inspired by the current comics, where the character has cut ties with the Joker and is roughing it in Gotham City alongside her bestie Poison Ivy and other familiar DC characters. Over the last four years, Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner have given Quinn a more independent vibe in the comics, far from the character’s origins as the Joker’s sidekick in Batman: The Animated Series. (Conner actually drew the above concept art, though DC points out in its press release that the final show may not end up taking this same visual direction.)

It would make the most sense.

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Margot Robbie Teases Harley Quinn Big Screen Return Quite Soon

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Robbie is currently promoting her film I, Tonya, but fans haven't forgotten about her marvelous job as the unpredictable Quinn, and neither has she. In fact, she couldn't be more excited to jump back into the role. "I know! I didn’t get enough of her! I was like, “I need to keep playing her!” I love her so much," Robbie told Collider.

 

When asked when that could happen next, Robbie teased the wait for that might not belong at all.

 

"I think we’re very close, actually," Robbie said. "Everyone has been working really hard, myself included, to get Harley back on screen. I think it will be quite soon. There’s so much more to explore with her. I can’t wait! I hope next year, but with bigger films, it takes a lot longer to get it all up and running."

 

Robbie's first time in the role was during David Ayer's Suicide Squad film, and since she's been linked to the Suicide Squad sequel, a spin-off film called Gotham City Sirens, and a spinoff focused on Harley and the Joker. Most of those aren't much further than the development phase, but Suicide Squad's sequel does already have a director in Gavin O'Connor. When asked if she's had conversations with him yet, Robbie said "I haven’t yet. I should! There’s so much that I need to do right now."

 

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'Harley Quinn' Animated Series Characters Reportedly Revealed

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Late last year, DC Comics fans were met with a pleasant surprise with the announcement of a Harley Quinn adult animated series. And now, a new report could indicate the series' supporting cast of characters.

 

ThatHashtagShow recently uncovered seven casting descriptions for the upcoming series, which is set to air on DC's currently-untitled streaming service. According to the casting descriptions, fans can expect to see the two DC characters most associated with Harley - The Joker and Poision Ivy.

 

"[THE JOKER] (40) Equal parts homicidal and charismatic, he’s been Harley’s longtime awful boyfriend, but when Harley breaks up with him, she vows to take his cherished number-one spot on the Most Wanted list. The Joker thinks of Harley as his creation and, as she grows in power, does everything he can to stop her. (SERIES REGULAR)"

 

"[DR. PAMELA ISLEY (AKA “POISON IVY”)] (LATE 20’s) Sarcastic and incredibly smart, Ivy is Harley’s best friend and now roommate. Very much a loner (she prefers plants over people), Ivy is sometimes the voice of reason but always a true friend to Harley. Ivy soon becomes her reluctant partner-in-crime. (SERIES REGULAR)"

 

If they're legit, the casting descriptions provide a little bit of insight into how the series will begin - namely, Joker and Harley having broken up, which seems to make him the antagonist of the first season. Ivy being a core part of Harley's animated story is sure to delight some fans as well, even though there's no telling if and when their romantic relationship would transfer over to the show.

 

The third casting description is for a character that might not be as well-known - Sy Borgman, a.k.a. Syborg. The character was introduced as a sort of comic relief in the New 52 Harley Quinn comics, and it sounds like he would play that same role here.

 

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