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HBO Max is preparing a spin-off of ‘Birds of Prey’ with Jurnee Smollett

This content was published on Aug 21, 2021 – 00:27

Los Angeles (USA), August 20 (EFE). HBO Max is gearing up for a film adaptation of Birds of Prey (2020) that will feature Jurnee Smollett as the main character and Misha Green as screenwriter.

The Cinelinx portal reported on Friday in advance about this project, which was later confirmed by such specialized Hollywood media as The Hollywood Reporter.

Smollett has already starred in “Birds of Prey” as Black Canary, the character who will now be the center of the action of this new movie.

The actress already knows what it’s like to work alongside Misha Green, who was the inventor of “Lovecraft Country” (2020) and which Smollett signed on to star in with Jonathan Majors.

They also previously collaborated on the series “Underground” (2016-2017).

Birds of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, to its full long title, was a Warner Bros. movie based on DC Comics stories that featured a female cast and production team.

In addition to Jurnee Smollett, this film directed by Cathy Yan (“Dead Pigs,” 2018) and screenwriter Christina Hudson (“Bumblebee,” 2018) stars Margot Robbie, Ewan McGregor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Rosie Perez. ejaculate.

“Birds of Prey” premiered in February 2020 and narrowly avoided the crisis of cinemas that had been closed for several months due to the pandemic.

However, her collection was a far cry from what was expected for such a size that it only brought in $202 million worldwide. EFE

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