Margot Robbie made her lesser-known acting debut with the Australian serial killer flick ‘I.C.U.’ at the age of 17. She found her fortune in Hollywood with the 2013 movie ‘About Time.’ The time-travel romantic comedy featured Robbie alongside Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams and earned her significant fame and name.
The rising star got her breakthrough in the same year when Martin Scorcese roped her in for his true-to-life flick ‘Wolf of Wall Street.’ She took Hollywood by storm with her stunning portrayal of Naomi Lapaglia, the second wife of stockbroker mastermind Jordan Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. The critical and commercial success of the movie catapulted her to international recognition. Her other major credits include ‘Focus’ (2015), ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ (2016), ‘Suicide Squad’ (2016), the critically acclaimed ‘I, Tonya’ (2017) and more recently ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ (2019). With that said, in case you were wondering what is the next Margot Robbie movie or tv show, you are at the right place. Here’s the list of upcoming Margot Robbie films and tv shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020.
8. Untitled Charles Randolph Project (2019)
The women of Fox News during the Roger Ailes reign will have their voice heard again on the big screen this year. The upcoming untitled project reportedly centers on the infamous sexual harassment allegations and the legal battle ensued against Fox News founder and head Roger Ailes. What started as an outburst of Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson about Ailes’ sexual advances, spread like wildfire and burned down the ivory tower Ailes had built upon the skeletons of his lusty deeds. The tainted media mogul was forced to step down after more women turned with similar allegations.
While Nicole Kidman plays the central character of Carlson, Margot Robbie portrays Kayla Pospisil, a News Producer with Fox. John Lithgow plays the controversial Roger Ailes and Charlize Theron is set to play Megyn Kelly, who raised another serious sexual misconduct allegation against Ailes. Other cast includes Malcolm McDowell as News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch, Allison Janney, Mark Duplass, Alice Eve, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Liv Hewson, and Alanna Ubach. The untitled flick is directed by Jay Roach from a screenplay by Charles Randolph. Lionsgate will release the film in theaters on December 20, 2019 release.
7. Birds of Prey (2020)
Margot Robbie returns as her iconic character of DC Extended Universe, Harleen Quinzel a.k.a Harley Quinn with the upcoming superhero flick ‘Birds of Prey.’ The actress first stepped into the shoes of the DC Comics superwoman in the 2016 film ‘Suicide Squad.’ Though the plot details are under tight wrap, various reports suggest that Harley Quinn (Robbie) will team up with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and Renee Montoya (Perez) to rescue Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco) who has been held hostage by the ruthless Black Mask (Ewan McGregor) in a Gotham City sans the masked crusader, Batman. ‘Birds of Prey’ is directed by Cathy Yan from a screenplay by Christina Hodson. The long-awaited DC Comics film is set to release on February 7, 2020.
6. Barbie (2020)
The announcement of the live-action feature version of ‘Barbie’ was a double bill for both the fans of the iconic doll franchise and actress Margot Robbie. She teams up with Warner Bros and Barbie creator Mattel for ‘Barbie.’ Apart from playing the eponymous doll, Robbie will co-produce the project under her home banner LuckyChap Entertainment along with producing partners Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara. Other details about the plot and cast haven’t revealed yet. ‘Barbie’ will be directed by Alethea Jones from a script by Olivia Milch. The flick is scheduled to be released on May 8, 2020.
5. The Suicide Squad (2021)
‘The Suicide Squad’ is an upcoming sequel to the 2016 superhero film ‘Suicide Squad’ from DC Comics. Margot Robbie is expected to return as the DC Extended Universe character Harleen Quinzel a.k.a Harley Quinn for the sequel. Other returning cast members include Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller. John Cena and Idris Elba join the cast as new members along with Daniela Melchior, according to a Variety report. Though the details about the movie are under the hood, the story is expected to be focused on the usual premise of DC super villain’s band together for covert operations for the government. The sequel is written and directed by James Gunn, who is known as the director of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ Warner Bros. has lined up ‘The Suicide Squad’ for an August 6, 2021 release.
4. Ruin (TBA)
Margot Robbie teams up with Matthias Schoenaerts for World War II film ‘Ruin.’ Robbie will play the role of a Holocaust survivor who is on a mission to exact revenge from a bunch of war criminals. She is compelled to make an unlikely partnership with an ex-SS captain, played by Schoenaerts, to execute her brutal scheme of vengeance, to hunt down each member alive of a former Nazi death squad! Set against the backdrop of the ruins of a war-torn Germany, the film is touted as a brutally honest portrayal of love, loss and revenge in the time of casualties. ‘Ruin’ is directed by Justin Kurzel, who is known for ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ from a Black List-ed script by Ryan and Matthew Firpo. The project starts rolling production in Prague.
3. Untitled Joker/Harley Quinn Project (TBA)
The long-gestating Joker-Harley Quinn movie stars Jared Leto as the Joker and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Leto and Robbie return as the iconic DC Extended Universe characters they played in the 2016 super-villain film ‘Suicide Squad.’ Described as a “criminal story” by Warner Bros., the untitled flick is crucial tent pole from the studio to rival the explosive success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Writer-directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa joined the project as a director in 2017. But the studio keeps the mouth shut about the feature project.
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2. Marian (TBA)
Margot Robbie is set to play the titular character Maid Marian in an upcoming Robin Hood film from Sony. According to Variety, the plot follows a disheartened Marian who lost her love Robin Hood in a deadly war to seize England. Setting aside her grief, Marian plunges into the middle of a crucial war to guard the sovereignty of her people. Other cast and crew, including a director, haven’t been announced yet. Robbie will also produce the movie for her banner LuckyChap Entertainment along with Donald De Line, Amy Pascal, and Sony, which landed the script after a fierce bidding war.
1. Gotham City Sirens (TBA)
‘Gotham City Sirens’ is one of the most intriguing projects from the DC Extended Universe announced by Warner Bros. The movie, which will showcase all the female villains from the DC stable, marks the return of Margot Robbie as her popular DC character. Harley Quinn. Catwoman and Poison Ivy also join the ensemble. Robbie executive produces the project while David Ayer, who helmed ‘Suicide Squad’ is set to direct. Warner Bros. doesn’t have a release date for ‘Gotham City Sirens’ yet.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
Quentin Tarantino’s long-gestating, long-awaited and long-running all-star ensemble ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is all set to hit theaters in July. Set in the declining years of the golden age of Hollywood, the late ‘60s, the plot follows Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), a struggling actor and his close friend and stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt). Both the men are at the face of an identity crisis while the swinging sixties take its toll on everything from music, art, culture, and most important of all, films.
Rick and Dalton’s lives take a wild turn when the notorious Charles Manson murders broke out. To make things worse for the two friends, one of the Manson family’s murder victims is the sensational star, Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie), who happens to be Rick’s neighbor! Other cast includes Lena Dunham, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis, Luke Perry, Dakota Fanning, James Marsden, Keith Jefferson, Michael Madsen, Al Pacino, and Nicholas Hammond. Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ hits theaters on July 26, 2019.
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