Margot Robbie, The Suicide Squad actress, has officially signed a first-look deal with Warner Brothers. With this deal Robbie’s will be able to develop and produce feature films through her LuckyChap Entertainment production company.
Robbie has recently starred in feature Warner Brother films The Suicide Squad, The Legend of Tarzan, and Focus. Margot Robbie has also signed an agreement with the production company to star in a Suicide Squad spinoff based on her Harley Quinn character. The actress is also expected to be a main executive producer for the Harley Quinn spinoff film. Robbie is also set to star in the Dean N. Jensen’s novel “Queen of the Air” adaptation.
Margot Robbie starred in ABC Pan Am series, which only aired fourteen episodes during the show’s initial release in 2011. The stress eventually gained stardom in Martin Scorsese’s 2013 film Wolf of Wall Street and 2015’s Focus.
The actress is also starring in the film adaptation of Matt Ruff’s novel “Bad Monkeys” with Dylan Clark for Universal Pictures and Scott Stuber for Bluegrass Films. Robbie is also developing a film based off of Tonya Harding and her disgraceful act in 1994 that banned her from attending any future Olympics.
Aside from Robbie’s upcoming biopic of Tonya Harding, there has never been a film about the disgraced skater Harding. In an ESPN 30 for 30 sports documentary episode, Harding discussed her side of the controversial story and stirred up more public interest in her story. The upcoming biopic “I, Tonya” has also gathered Craig Gillespie to be the film’s director. “I, Tonya” is also being produced by Bryan Unkeless and his production company Clubhouse Pictures.
With Robbie’s first look deal, Warner Brothers is trying to increase their production focus towards female-driven storylines for their future films. Greg Silverman, Warner Brothers President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production, wants to create more feature films about women and to have more woman filmmakers in their studio.