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 completely on board with that potential casting.
Robbie, who last played Quinn in 2021 The Suicide Squadhas portrayed the former Arkham Asylum psychiatrist since 2016 suicide squad and said she would be “so happy” if Gaga took the part in the joker continuation.
“It makes me so happy because I said from the start that all I want is Harley Quinn to be one of those characters, the way Macbeth or Batman is always passed, you know, from great actor to great actor,” said Robbie during a recent interview with MTV news.
She continued: ‘It’s like getting someone to do their Batman, or someone’s Macbeth or someone else, you know? And I feel like there aren’t that many female characters.” Robbie explained that one of the few female characters that has been passed on to other actors is Queen Elizabeth I, but there aren’t many left.
“It’s such an honor to have built a foundation strong enough that Harley can now be one of those characters that other actors get to play,” Robbie said of Gaga possibly playing Quinn. “I think she will do something incredible with it.”
Gaga Quinn has not yet been confirmed to play in joker 2 opposite Joaquin Phoenix’s Clown Prince of Crime. But the supervillain is known for his occasionally abusive relationship with Quinn, his former psychiatrist who falls in love with him and becomes his partner in crime.
If Gaga takes on the role in Phillips’ sequel, her version of the character would exist in a different DC universe than Robbie’s, leaving room for both actresses to portray the psychiatrist turned criminal in separate films. to play.
Brendan Gleeson, Catherine Keener and Jacob Lofland complete the cast of Joker: Folie à Deuxwhich will hit theaters on October 4, 2024.