Birds of Prey Director Has A Great Idea For A Sequel

A direct follow-up to Birds of Prey has not been confirmed, but director Cathy Yan knows what she will do if she gets to make one.

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Birds of Prey has received an early digital release due to the COVID-19 pandemic closing cinemas around the world, and as new viewers discover it, director Cathy Yan is looking to the future. Although a Birds of Prey follow-up or sequel has not been confirmed as of yet, Yan says that she knows where she'd like to take the sequel.

Speaking to The Wrap, Yan said that if she was given the opportunity to work on another Birds of Prey film, it would focus on Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and Poison Ivy. "I would love to see Poison Ivy and I would certainly love to see the relationship between Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy," she told the site.

Poison Ivy is set to be a romantic partner for Harley in the second season of DC Universe's animated Harley Quinn show.

Asked whether a sequel is likely, Yan said that she wasn't sure, but does not discount the possibility. "I think people aren’t ready to let go of Harley Quinn quite yet and you know, Margot I don’t think is ready to let go of Harley Quinn yet either," she said.

The film earned about $200 million worldwide, which, as Yan herself has said, means that it should not be labeled as a failure. The film would have continued to make money if it had stayed in cinemas longer, too.

Birds of Prey received a 9/10 in GameSpot's review, and was praised for righting the wrongs of past movies in the DC cinematic universe: "It serves as an unexpected bridge between old and new, pulling bits and pieces from the ghosts of movies fans would rather forget and remixing them into something that feels fresh and brimming with a sense of forward momentum."

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Nobody wants this movie, not now, not ever, I guess the whole we only need the girls and the gays propaganda back fired. The only reason why the movie got a good Gamespot "Review" is because the reviewers, are the same green/blue haired millenial SJW's the film producers hoped, would be enough to keep the movie relevant, and garner enough of a box office to guarantee a sequel.

This is the perfect example of Get woke, go broke. I guess Hollywood do needs the men after all. Next time perhaps don't try to cater to an audience of only 9 million strong in the entire country, 9 million tickets will never be enough support any movie franchise.

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WB idea for the sequel, drop everyone. Recast Harley try again.

This version of Harley would work if they revealed she wasnt the real Harley but the bank teller Joker kidnapped and brain washed into taking Harley spot.

Then bring THE real Harley to the mix and kill this one, with a lot of bullets to the head.

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Whoops, it looks like Gamespot forgot to disable the Comments for this article. How are you expected to manipulate your audience if you allow free thinkers to excercise their free speech?

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Oh, the cynicism of this woman has no limit.

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I have an even better idea for a sequel. Don't make one.

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Considering how hard this movie tanked at the box office, a sequel is highly unlikely. And that's probably a good thing.

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NO it has nothing to do with the director being a woman of color. The movies just wasn't that good. The story was bland and uninspiring. It had a couple laughable moments but overall it was just void of anything interesting.

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