Ewan McGregor Joins ‘Birds of Prey’ as the Villainous Black Mask

Collider | 11/1/2018 | Dave Trumbore
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There’s been a lot of movement on Warner Bros.’ DC flick Birds of Prey over the last month or so. The superhero film, centering on the title team of Harley Quinn, Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya, will star Margot Robbie reprising her role as Quinn, with franchise newcomers Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Rosie Perez playing the other respective roles. We’ve known since August that DC villain Black Mask would be the film’s antagonist, but now we know that Ewan McGregor will be taking on that part.

The Wrap reports that McGregor will play the Gotham mob boss Roman Sionis, a gangster who dons the descriptive mask as leader of the False Face Society where the fashion statement is a requirement of membership. Few other details are available at the moment, such as just what sort of origin story we’re going to see for Black Mask and just what form his eponymous mask will take.

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