DC Universe’s animated ‘Harley Quinn’ series just debuted and it getting mostly positive buzz, but in case you needed a reminder, Margot Robbie‘s live-action Harley is coming back soon in ‘Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)‘. To promote the film, Warner Brothers has unleashed an artsy new poster, inspired by Botticelli‘s “The Birth of Venus.” The poster may include some subtle clues about the movie’s contents.
For starters, Ella Jay Basco’s Cassandra Cain is seated on top of a huge diamond. We know that in the film, Cassandra has something that Ewan McGregor’s Black Mask will kill to get. It could very well be a valuable gem. (There are also smaller diamonds surrounding the clamshell that Harley is standing on.)
On top, there are some red Chinese lanterns. Does Gotham City have a Chinatown district?
In the background is a Ferris wheel and what looks like a mask of a woman’s face. This was shown in the second trailer and appears to be the entrance to a carnival funhouse, where some of the action takes place.
Rosie Perez’s Renée Montoya is holding something pink, but I can’t quite make out what it is. A dagger? A scrap of fabric? Hmmmm.
There are some hot dogs or sandwiches floating around behind Harley, and she was shown eating what looked to be a hamburger in the first trailer. Does Harley have a signature snack? Is this like Deadpool and his chimichangas?
Also previously shown in trailers is the pet hyena that Harley adopts, but what’s the deal with the beaver?! It looks to be wearing a tutu and a candy necklace. There is also some artwork that resembles graffiti eyes.
Check it out for yourself below:
Did you notice any other clues in the artwork?
Cathy Yan directed the film, with a script by Christina Hodson. ‘Birds of Prey’ also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Helena Bertinelli/The Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Dinah Lance/Black Canary, and Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz.
‘Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)’ is set to open on February 7th, 2020.