While the film’s stars and director were dropping some exclusive “Birds of Prey” footage on Comic Con Experience Brazil, the film’s official twitter account shared some brand new character posters that are as whimsical as they are examples of movie marketing.
Painted in bright, friendly colors, the posters feature Harley Quinn, Black Canary, Huntress, Renee Montoya, Cassandra Cain, Black Mask and Victor Zsasz, along with some wacky visual elements emphasizing the DC Comics film universe’s recent turn away from unrelenting grimness. Come for the flying roller skates, stay for the floating hot dogs, psychedelic eyes and purple boa-infused brass knuckles.
Sure, it’s no substitute for the film’s opening scene and a brand new trailer, both of which were presented exclusively to fans at CCXP by Margot Robbie, Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Ella Jay Basco, and director Cathy Yan. But they’ll definitely tide you over until early next year when the footage gets released to the rest of us.
For instance here’s Harley Quinn in some new overalls. Yes she has a hyena in the movie though as far as we know her roller skates and hot dogs don’t fly:
Here’s Black Canary, getting ready to beat something or someone down:
Huntress and her fairly badass ’90s rave/tactical gear:
Renee Montoya, who definitely doesn’t have time for your B.S.:
Cassandra Cain and an adorable pink cast:
A very dapper Roman Sionis AKA Black Mask, looking pretty evil:
And last but not least, Victor Zsasz and his knife:
In “Birds of Prey,” Robbie once again plays former Joker-accomplice Harley Quinn, now teaming up with Black Canary (Smollet-Bell), Huntress (Winstead), and Renee Montoya (Perez) to stop the villain Black Mask (Ewan McGregor) before he can have Cassandra Cain (Basco) murdered. It hits theaters Feb. 7.