There is certainly no shortage of Harley Quinn projects in the works over at DC Entertainment right now, with more than one feature film rumored to include the character, most recently brought to life onscreen by Margot Robbie in Suicide Squad. We’re still waiting for official confirmation on where we’ll see the live-action Harley next, but for now, we can get excited about the Harley Quinn adult animated series that will stream on DC’s unnamed streaming service.
So far the only official synopsis of the show is as follows:
“Harley Quinn – who has finally broken things off once and for all with the Joker – attempts to make it on her own as the criminal Queenpin of Gotham City.”
The series was first announced with the hopes that Robbie would lend her voice to the series, though we still haven’t heard confirmation fo that either. What we do know, thanks to some leaked character breakdowns from That Hashtag Show, is a look at the cast of the series, which looks to be heavily influenced by her most recent series from Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner. As for the legitimacy of these breakdowns, series writer Patrick Schumacker responded to the reveal on Twitter:
— Patrick Schumacker (@PMSchumacker) February 8, 2018
We already knew that both Poison Ivy and the Joker would appear on the series, but the new list also includes characters like Sy Borgman, Dr. Psycho, King Shark, and more!
You can check out the full breakdowns below:
[SY BORGMAN] (90’s) Once upon a time, Sy used to be a suave, super spy. Now in his 90s, he’s a wheelchair user with most of his body replaced by creaky 50s era bionic parts. Crotchety, difficult and longs to become relevant again. He’s also Harley and Ivy’s landlord, and insists they take him on their heists so can get back into the action – or else he won’t repair the plumbing. (SERIES REGULAR)
[DR. PSYCHO](Mid-40s) An angry misogynist dwarf with telekinesis. He was a major villain until the “incident” ten years ago when in the midst of losing a battle against Wonder Woman he became frustrated and called her the C-word. In front of hundreds of camera phones. Even other villains were disgusted. Disgraced, the only one who’ll have him is Harley. A woman. He can’t stand it, but he’ll do anything to get back into the villain community. (SERIES REGULAR)
[MALICE VUNDABAR] Early 20s, pretty, but over it. She’s an alien (but looks human) and her family is crazy rich and powerful, she’s interning with Harley’s gang for college credit. The only thing she cares about is her demonic shadow cat named Chessure that she carries around in her designer purse. It’s a friend and fashion item and it destroys everything it sees. (SERIES REGULAR)
[KING SHARK](30) His lower half is human, but his upper half is the body of a great white shark. Even though he looks incredibly fierce, he’s a gentle soul who just wants to be normal. That is, until he smells blood. And then he goes into a frenzy and literally eats everyone around him leaving death and carnage everywhere. Then feels bad about it. (SERIES REGULAR)
[CLAYFACE](Mid 30’s) A large, humanoid mass of clay, Clayface was a struggling, trained actor until a terrible pottery accident turned him into the shapeshifting villain he is now. His aspirations for stardom and his ability to transform his appearance to look like anyone should help him land some roles but he’s such a terrible actor that the only work he can get is with Harley’s crew, pretending to be whoever they need him to be to help with a heist. He still holds out hope that he’ll land one of the many auditions he fruitlessly goes on. (SERIES REGULAR)
It’s definitely an interesting cast of villains Harley is assembling around her, and we can’t wait to see more from this series. Keep it locked to GEEK for more on Harley Quinn as it develops, plus a bit more news on DC’s Streaming Service in the near future.
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