Lots of casting news has been released on the upcoming DC film ‘Bids of Prey’. It was recently revealed that Mary’s former co-star Chris Messina, who she worked with on the 2014 film Alex of Venice, has been cast as villain Victor Zsasz, who will be working with Black Mask in the movie. The character of Zsasz is known to carve his victim tally marks into his own flesh.
Black Mask is being played by Mary’s former ‘Fargo’ co-star Ewan McGregor.
Messina joins Margot Robbie who is reprising her role as Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad, alongside Mary Elizabeth Winstead who is taking on the role of Huntress/Helena Bertinelli while Jurnee Smollett-Bell will play Black Canary. Other casting news includes Steven Williams (The Chi), Derek Wilson, Dana Lee (Dr. Ken), Francois Chau (The Expanse, The Tick) and Matthew Willig (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs). All of those roles are being kept under wraps.
Actress Ali Wong has also joined the film and is playing an associate of Renee Montoya in Gotham law enforcement.
“Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” will be released on Feb. 7, 2020, via Warner Bros.