Although it has not been officially confirmed that Lady Gaga will play Harley Quinn in Todd Phillips’ Joker: Folie à Deuxit’s certainly possible – and Margot Robbie is perfectly prepared for that potential casting role.
Robbie, who most recently played Quinn in 2021 Suicide Squadportrayed former Arkham Asylum psychiatrist since 2016 Suicide Squad and said she would be “very happy” if Gaga took on the role in Joker next part.
“That made me very happy because I said from the very beginning that all I wanted was for Harley Quinn to be one of those characters, like Macbeth or Batman that always transcends, you know, from the acting actor. brilliant to excellent actor,” Robbie said in a recent interview with MTV News.
She continued, “It’s like someone doing their Batman, or someone doing their Macbeth or someone, you know? And I feel like there aren’t many cases where there are female characters.” Robbie explained that one of the few female characters that has been transferred to other actors is Queen Elizabeth I, but there aren’t many other characters out there.
“It’s an honor to have built a strong enough foundation that now Harley can be one of the characters that other actors can play,” Robbie said of Gaga’s ability to portray Quinn. “I think she’s going to do something amazing with it.”
Gaga has yet to be confirmed to play Quinn in Joker 2 opposite the Clown Prince of Crime Joaquin Phoenix. But the super-criminal is known for his relentlessly abusive relationship with Quinn, his former psychiatrist, who fell in love with him and became his teammate in crime.
If Gaga takes the role in the Phillips sequel, her version of the character will exist in a different DC Universe than Robbie’s, leaving space for both actresses to play psychopathic criminals in the series. separate movies.
Brendan Gleeson, Catherine Keener and Jacob Lofland complete the cast of Joker: Folie à Deuxwill hit theaters on October 4, 2024.