Ewan McGregor has been cast as the villain Black Mask for Warner Bros.'s Birds of Prey, according to Deadline.
Created in 1985 by Doug Moench and Tom Mandrake, in comic books Black Mask is a Gotham City crime lord with a fondness towards torture. The character has appeared in numerous DC animated series and movies, and made his live-action debut in Fox's Gotham - played by Todd Stashwick.
Birds of Prey will be directed by Cathy Yan, based on a script by Christina Hodson. The confirmed cast are Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Huntress), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Black Canary), and Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya).
Birds of Prey is scheduled to open in theaters February 7, 2020.