Margot Robbie’s ‘Tank Girl’ Reboot Targets Director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte

/Film | 9/11/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Margot Robbie has tapped her Dreamland director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte to steer her Tank Girl reboot. Robbie is producing the adaptation of the Jamie Hewlett and Alan Martin comic through her LuckyChap Entertainment banner and is set to star in the sci-fi action movie, with Joris-Peyrafitte now set as director.

Collider broke the news that Robbie has tapped Miles Joris-Peyrafitte to direct her Tank Girl reboot. The two had worked together on the 2019 period drama Dreamland, which Robbie had also starred in and produced. Now, Joris-Peyrafitte will be steering the ship for the adaptation of the cult comic, which is still in early development and waiting on a script, according to Collider. The film is being developed as a starring vehicle for Robbie, but the Birds of Prey actress reportedly won’t commit to star until a script is finished.

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Created in 1988 by Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett, Tank Girl follows the titular tank operator in a post-apocalyptic hellscape as she does odd jobs and gets into all sorts of scrapes. Frequently rocking a half-shaved head, a bikini, and half a dozen weapons on her body, Tank Girl became a punk-rock action icon — a status that was cemented by Rachel Talalay’s 1995 cult feature film of the same name. Robbie’s reboot will reportedly follow Tank Girl as she teams up with a fellow outlaw named Jet Girl and a group of rebels to destroy a tyrannical government...
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