Margot Robbie who played Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad said in early July Birds of Prey will begin production in January 2019 with Kathy Yan to direct the film with the screenplay by Christina Hodson. Kathy is an American and Chinese director famous for directing Groomed (2016) and Dead Pigs (2017). Kristina is an American screenwriter famous for her writing of Unforgettable (2017) and Bumblebee(December 2018). In April 2018, DC Comics tapped her to write Batgirl movie.
Birds of Prey comic books published by DC Comics came out November 1995 titled Black Canary/Oracle:Birds of Prey written by Chuck Dixon and drawn by Jordan Gorfinkel. The original team was Black Canary and Barbara Gorden (former Batgirl)-now called Oracle. Other superheroes have joined and left. Huntress was a staple to this team.
Harley Quinn Harley Quinn in Birds of Prey, Black Canary Jurnee Smollet-Bell as Black Canary, Huntress Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Cassandra Cain and Renee Montoya Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya in Birds of Prey will be part of a team against Black Mask Ewan McGregor casts as Black Mask. We are no hearing Ella Jay Basco is in negotiation to play the part of Cassandra Cain. She is famous for her roles in Grey’s Anatomy, Veep and Happyland. Picture below is a courtesy from sciencefiction.com
This blog will talk about Cassandra Cain. She first appeared in Batman #567 (July 1999) (see above picture) published by DC Comics written by Kelley Puckett and drawn by Damion Scott . Cassandra is a skilled gymnast with great hand-to-hand combat.
Cassandra is a daughter of assassins David Cain and Lady Shiva. She was raised by David from her early childhood. She was trained to be an assassin. Her father emphasized on her training and not her education so she became illiterate.
Cassandra was also Batgirl, Black Cat and Orphan.
Are you looking forward to seeing the Cassandra in Birds of Prey?
A copy of Batman 567 CGC 9.8 sold for $455.00 on August 8. A recent copy of Batman 567 CGC 9.8 sold for $400.00 on November 1. Another one was $429.99 on October 9.