BIRDS OF PREY Casting Underway With Actress Shortlist - Report

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A shortlist of actors up for each of the main roles of Warner Bros.'s Birds of Prey film has surfaced, reports Deadline. Warner Bros. reportedly intends to decide on the castings in the next two weeks.

For the Huntress, the actresses reportedly in contention are: Sofia Boutella (The Mummy), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World), Christina Milioti (How I Met Your Mother), and Margaret Qualley (The Leftovers).

Sofia Boutella
Sofia Boutella
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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Cristin Milioti
Cristin Milioti
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Margaret Qualley
Margaret Qualley
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Roberta Colindrez
Roberta Colindrez
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Justine Machado (One Day at a Time) and Roberta Conlindrez (Vida) are reportedly up for the role of Renee Montoya, who the Hollywood trade says will appear in the film still working as a GCPD cop.

Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Jurnee Smollett-Bell
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
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Belle's Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Underground's Jurnee Smollett-Bell are both reportedly in the running for the role of Black Canary, the martial arts expert with a sonic scream.

Margot Robbie is scheduled to reprise her Suicide Squad role as Harley Quinn for the film, which will reportedly pit the all-female team against Batman villain Black Mask.

No projected release date for Birds of Prey has been announced.

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