Harley Quinn’s Outfit Will Be “Less Male Gaze-y” in ‘Birds of Prey,’ Margot Robbie Says

/Film | 6/7/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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As soon as she charged onto the screen in ash-white hair and hot pants with a psychotic grin on her face in 2016’s Suicide Squad, Margot Robbie established herself as an immediate scene-stealer. But while Harley Quinn’s raggedy T-shirt and shiny red-blue hot pants may have worked as the most popular Halloween costume of that year, it’s not too practical for a character who has unwittingly become a quasi-feminist hero. So for Warner Bros.’ upcoming female-led superhero team movie Birds of Prey, the Harley Quinn outfit is getting a bit of a makeover.

We got a glimpse of of Harley Quinn’s festive new outfit in the first teaser for Birds of Prey, with a beaming Robbie donning a pink sports bra, suspenders, and half of Party City on her blazer. That’s a look which, in a recent Vogue cover story on Robbie, the writer noted as “more Sporty Spice than male fantasy.”

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Robbie, who acts as executive producer on the female-led film, agrees that the outfit is “definitely less...
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