Report: ‘Birds of Prey’ May Have Found Their Batgirl

Reports are coming in that the upcoming Birds of Prey live-action film may have found their Batgirl.

From Variety, a story saying that ‘newcomer’ Ella Jay Basco has entered into negotiations with Warner Bros. to play Cassandra Cain, the 4th Batgirl.

If this is the case, she’ll be joining Margot Robbie who will be reprising her Suicide Squad role of Harley Quinn, with Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress and Jurnee Smollett-Bellon as Black Canary. Ewan McGregor will reportedly be playing the villainous Black Mask, and Rosie Perez will portray Gotham City police detective Renee Montoya.

Cathy Yan will be directing Birds of Prey, which currently has a release date of February 7th 2020.

We’ll let you know when we hear more about possible/confirmed casting for the DC Comics-based film.

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.



Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 



Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 



Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional

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