‘Birds of Prey’ Cast Adds Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya

/Film | 10/3/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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The Birds of Prey cast has found its Detective Renee Montoya. Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez will play the role, joining a cast that includes Margot Robbie, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. The female-driven superhero film will be helmed by Cathy Yan, and is due out in 2020. More on the Birds of Prey cast below.

The Wrap has the news about Rosie Perez landing the role of Renee Montoya. Like Birds of Prey character Harley Quinn, Montoya was originally created for Batman: The Animated Series before being adopted into the world of comics. Over the years, she’s evolved considerably, and is one of the few openly LGBT characters in superhero comics: in the series Gotham Central, the character is revealed to be a ****. Over time, she became the costumed character The Question.

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Perez now joins Margot Robbie, who will once again play Harley Quinn; Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, a hero with an ultrasonic scream; and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, a vigilante character who is the daughter of a slain mob boss. Other parts waiting to be cast include Cassandra Cain, one of the many Batgirls who is being reimagined as a 12-year-old in the film; and Black Mask, the movie’s villain. Ewan McGregor and Sharlto Copley are both being considered for the latter part.

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