Via Wikipedia: Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), or simply Birds of Prey, is a 2020 American superhero film based on the DC Comics team Birds of Prey. It is the eighth film in the DC Extended Universe, and a follow-up to Suicide Squad (2016). It was directed by Cathy Yan and written by Christina Hodson, and stars Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, and Ewan McGregor. The film follows Harley Quinn as she joins forces with Black Canary, Helena Bertinelli, and Renee Montoya to save Cassandra Cain from Gotham City crime lord Black Mask.
Robbie, who also serves as producer, pitched the idea forBirds of PreytoWarner Bros.in 2015. The film was announced in May 2016, with Hodson being hired to write the script that November, while Yan signed on to direct in April 2018. The majority of the cast and crew were confirmed by December 2018.Principal photographylasted from January to April 2019 inDowntown Los Angeles, parts of theArts District, Los Angeles, and soundstages atWarner Bros. StudiosinBurbank, California. Additional filming took place in September 2019.
Birds of Preyis the first DCEU film and the secondDC Filmsproduction to be rated R by theMotion Picture Association of America. The film had its world premiere inMexico Cityon January 25, 2020, and is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States inIMAX,Dolby Cinemaand4DXon February 7, 2020.
In September 2019, Daniel Pemberton was announced to serve as composer for the film’s score. The Original Motion Picture Scores album will be released by WaterTower Music on February 7, to coincides with the film’s release.
A soundtrack album for the film, titled Birds of Prey: The Album, was announced in January 2020 and is also scheduled to be released on February 7 by Atlantic Records. To promote the album, a single was released every Friday before the film’s release.”Diamonds” by Megan Thee Stallion and Normani was released on January 10, “Joke’s On You” by Charlotte Lawrence was released on January 17, “Boss Bitch” by Doja Cat was released on January 24 and “Sway with Me” by Saweetie and GALXARA was released on January 31.