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Black Mask will reportedly make his debut in the Margot Robbie flick.

Black Mask will reportedly be the primary antagonist in Warner Bros.’ Harley Quinn” >Harley Quinn spinoff movie Birds of Prey.

The Wrap reports that the twisted kingpin will make his big screen debut in the Cathy Yan-directed film, which will feature Margot Robbie’s version of Quinn alongside other key women in the DC universe like Black Canary, Huntress, Cassandra Cain and Renee Montoya.

In the comics, Black Mask, aka Roman Sionis, is a crime lord who murdered his parents and forged a mask out of his father’s ebony casket. He has a longstanding feud with Bruce Wayne and Wayne Enterprises as the head of a criminal organization called the False Face Society. In the New 52 he was reimagined as having a split personality disorder.

Birds of Prey is also being produced by Robbie, off a script by Bumblebee screenwriter Christina Hodson. Production is expected to begin in late 2018 or early 2019.

Lucy O’Brien is Games & Entertainment Editor at IGN’s Sydney office. Follow her on Twitter.



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