The DC Universe has been undergoing a flurry of changes, sparking curiosity and concerns among its dedicated fan base. Numerous actors have seen their tenure within this expansive universe coming to a sudden halt, with several others finding their future roles shrouded in ambiguity.
One such actor facing a whirlwind of speculation is Margot Robbie, renowned for her mesmerizing portrayal of the infamous character, Harley Quinn.
The Rumor Mill and James Gunn’s Denial
In recent times, Margot Robbie has been the subject of multiple rumors regarding her continued involvement with DC. These rumors were swiftly and adamantly quashed by esteemed filmmaker James Gunn. As reported by Heroic Hollywood, Gunn didn’t mince words when he responded to these speculations.
The rumors originated from a Twitter user by the handle of @DCULeaks. This user boldly proclaimed the end of Margot Robbie’s reign as Harley Quinn, stating that the DC Universe was ready to pass the baton to a new actress.
Continuing their unfounded assertions, @DCULeaks claimed that James Gunn had retracted a previous tweet about the possibility of collaborating with Robbie again. This alleged retraction was supposedly prompted by Robbie’s decision to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which, according to the user, precluded her from engaging in any future projects with DC.
Dude, why do you just keep posting lies? Sometimes they’re just stupid made up stuff. But other times, making up bullshit like this about people I care about, can be hurtful. Maybe you’re having a difficult time in life & lying for attention is how you get solace. But please find…
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) May 14, 2023
James Gunn’s Outspoken Response
This barrage of baseless information appeared to agitate James Gunn significantly, compelling him to publically rebut the allegations on Twitter. He didn’t hesitate to call out the user’s propensity for spreading untruths, voicing his frustration with the situation.
“Dude, why do you persist in posting false information? Sometimes, it’s just silly, made-up stuff. But other times, you’re inventing damaging nonsense about the people I care about, which can be truly hurtful,” Gunn retorted.
In a sincere plea for honesty, Gunn urged the user to reconsider their actions, stating, “Perhaps you’re enduring a challenging period in your life and fabricating stories for attention is your means of seeking solace. But I implore you, find a healthier way.”
The Ongoing Speculations and the Future of Harley Quinn
Despite Gunn’s firm dismissal of the rumors concerning Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn, the exact role that Robbie will play in Gunn’s and producer Peter Safran’s upcoming plans remains somewhat indeterminate.
The next cinematic appearance of Harley Quinn will be in the movie ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’, where the character will be brought to life by Lady Gaga, starring alongside Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker. As we eagerly await further developments, the question of Margot Robbie’s future involvement with the DC Universe lingers on.