Sunday, July 14, 2024
Sunday, July 14, 2024

Margot Robbie ‘Excited’ for Lady Gaga’s Harley Quinn in ‘Joker: Folie ? Deux’ (Exclusive)

Share:

Margot Robbie couldn’t be more excited to see Lady Gaga step into the role of Harley Quinn in the upcoming Joker sequel. ET’s Kevin Frazier spoke to Robbie at the premiere of her new film, Babylon, where she opened up about passing the baton to Gaga for Joker: Folie ? Deux.

“I think she’s going to do an amazing job. I’m so excited, it’s all I could’ve ever hoped for Harley was that she would become one of those characters, kinda like Batman or Hamlet, that’s gets handed from actor to actor, everyone gets a go at playing them,” She said of Gaga taking on the role of Quinn in the DCEU’s musical spin on the Joker franchise. “So, I think it’s just credit to her as a character that people want to see her in multiple iterations. I’m excited.”

While Robbie, who has starred as Quinn since 2016’s Suicide Squad, won’t be returning as the iconic villain, she’s stepping into the shoes of an even more iconic character in Barbie.

Despite a snippet of the trailer leaking ahead of Thursday night’s premiere, a full teaser trailer is due out Friday with Robbie telling fans to be prepared to see it in all its “glory.”

“It feels like anything that happens gets a huge reaction for Barbie,” she added. “It’s exciting.”

In Robbie’s latest film, she stars as Nellie LaRoy, an unpredictable up-and-coming starlet searching for fame. And just like her character, she snuck in an unexpected moment of her own when she planted an unscripted kiss on her Babylon co-star, Brad Pitt.

The kiss ultimately got the OK from the film’s director, Damien Chazelle, and it passed the test for Pitt too, who told ET that there’s always room for “character interpretation.”

“We all established our boundaries before making this movie,” Robbie assured, “because it’s a movie that really pushes boundaries in a lot of ways.”

“We’re all good,” she added.

See Robbie in Babylon when the film hits theaters Dec. 23.

━ More Like This

The Neighbourhood Fires Drummer Brandon Fired After Groping Allegations From Maria Zardoya

​The rock band The Neighbourhood announced Sunday evening that they had ousted their drummer, Brandon Fried, after he'd been accused of groping Maria Zardoya,...

The Goonies House Is For Sale

​ Now you can really live like one of the Goonies because the Oregon home from the film is for sale! The four-bedroom Goonies...

Plan The Ultimate Texas Film Locations Day Trip

​ Love to see your favorite TV and film locations in real life? You’re not alone. And lucky for you, there are an abundance of...

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Recap: Johnny Reveals a Family Secret

​ Bachelor in Paradise's wild ride isn't slowing down anytime soon. On Monday's episode of the dating series a family secret came out and...

‘The Voice’: Blake Shelton Declares Bodie Is Headed for the Finale After Epic Performance

When we caught up with the coaches ahead of season 22, John Legend admitted that "everybody's got really good team members" this season, making...