By now it has turn out to be moderately clear that many followers did not reply nicely to Suicide Squad. Regardless of some wonderful trailers and a ton of social media chatter main as much as its August 2016 launch, the movie was extensively panned by many critics and thought of a weak spot within the DCEU canon. That mentioned, Suicide Squad star Margot Robbie apparently went into the divisive David Ayer project fully-aware that it would not meet each fan’s expectations. Because the I, Tonya star put it:
I feel in terms of one thing that has such an enormous fan base already clearly you need to do the followers justice, you need to present them the characters that they fell in love with, however you can also’t be paralyzed by the concept which you could’t please everybody.
Suicide Squad was packed to the brim with traditional DC characters like Harley Quinn, The Joker (Jared Leto), Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney), and Deadshot (Will Smith). Even with Margot Robbie’s pretty comedian book-accurate portrayal of the character, the movie altered fairly just a few points of her origin story and persona that weren’t totally in-line with the model of the character launched again in Batman: The Animated Sequence. Per her Robbie’s remarks to MTV News, she needed to please followers of the character with the Activity Power X film, however she additionally did not need to let that cease her from taking artistic liberties every time acceptable. In that regard, the movie was at all times going to rub a specific section of the fanbase the mistaken method.
In fact, on the opposite aspect of that argument, it is price noting that the characters weren’t essentially Suicide Squad‘s largest problem. The core story was topic to many reshoots and drastic edits over the course of the movie’s manufacturing, which arguably left fan-favorite characters like Harley with poorly-defined roles within the total story. The truth is, Robbie’s portrayal of Harley was one facet of the movie that really did appear to usually please followers.
It is also undoubtedly price mentioning that the criticism that Suicide Squad obtained would not appear to have discouraged Margot Robbie from sticking along with her position as Harley Quinn for the foreseeable future. The actress reportedly stays connected to the lately introduced Joker and Harley Quinn film, and Suicide Squad 2, in addition to David Ayer’s Gotham City Sirens film — though we’ve not heard a lot about these tasks lately. Past that, it was additionally lately revealed that Robbie has been quietly engaged on a Harley-centric solo film. She has made it clear that she’s considering returning to the position very quickly, so we’ll simply have to attend and see how the character (and the viewers reception to her movies) continues to evolve.
For now, you’ll be able to try Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in I, Tonya, which opens in theaters on December eight, 2017. As for theatrical releases set for the following yr, you’ll be able to try our 2017 movie premiere guide and our 2018 movie premiere guide and fill out your moviegoing calendars accordingly!