- Jossed. No mention of a pregnancy by Harley to anyone in the film.
- In Batgirl, Barbara will be Cassandra's mentor, as well as her mission control. Flashbacks will depict her own career as Batgirl.
- Jossed. It's Black Mask.
- Harley Quinn:
- A modernized remake of her Batman: The Animated Series costume with added aspects of her later looks. While a full-fledged version probably wouldn't translate well, she could get a red-on-black tight suit that evokes the image. She'll be unmasked with her blond hair loose, and will have cleavage and/or high heels.
- Her same costume from Suicide Squad, but made slightly more tasteful, with full leather pants and a coat resembling her classic color scheme added to the ensemble.
- Unlikely as Robbie promised a new look and having the same costume but "more tasteful" doesn't really sound like it'd fit.
- Speaking of Suicide Squad, a costume of hers◊ didn't make it to either the theatrical or extended version. Maybe that "new look" could borrow to it.
- Something close to Arkham City◊ perhaps.
- Or her Rebirth◊ outfit.
- Black Canary: Her signature black unitard with a leather jacket over it, and of course fishnets.
- Huntress: Purple and white hooded tight suit with a utility belt, and fingerless gloves.
- Renee Montoya: Simple jacket with pants, assuming she hasn't become the Question at this point.
- Cassandra Cain: Elements taken across her appearances as Batgirl, Black Bat and Orphan. She'll have yellow decals on the black parts, a scarf mask, various armor pieces, and a utility belt.
- Black Mask: A black leisure suit with thin white lines, with a red dress shirt and black necktie underneath. His mask will be shiny and metallic looking and his skin underneath it will poke out in some places, showing some of his scars. If they want to look especially evil, he'll have cufflinks shaped like skulls with red jewels in the eye sockets.
Harley: (calling out to Black Mask, unseen) Hey, got a joke for ya?
- If he does dress like that, one of the characters (probably Harley) will lampshade his Obviously Evil ensemble with a joke:
Black Mask: What?
Harley: What's black and red and bruised all over? (she drops in from behind and clocks him on the noggin with her bat; he seems dazed but gets back up)
Black Mask: That's it! Now you're gonna die!
Harley: Thank you; I'll be here all week! (she blows him a kiss, then dodges an oncoming attack)
- Confirmed for Leto's Joker.
- Bonus if the Stinger reveals she's been telling it to any combination of Barbara Gordon, Selina Kyle and Pamela Isley, attempting to convince them to either join the Birds of Prey, or make a team of their own.
- Alternatively, he'll spend the majority of the film obsessing over the high ground (be it literal or moral).
- Other Obi-Wan jokes:
- He will call someone uncivilized.
- He will call his crimes good from " a certain point of view" to justify his evil actions.
- He will scoff at "absolutes".
- He will taunt someone about how he will get more powerful after he dies.
- He'll blame one of his henchmen for a plan failing, and the henchman will object, saying "Hold on, this operation was your idea".
Jossed. There are no Star Wars references at all.
- Alternatively, they may not know that he works for Black Mask and he could betray them instead of him betraying Black Mask.
- Jossed. Huntress kills him at the end
Be it in the form of The Joker working with and disposing Black Mask, or the two being seperate threats with the Joker ultimatley being the bigger one.
It'd be hardly the first time they pulled this card with villains superhero media (especially with those characters). However the main reason I believe this will be the case is can be summed up with the It's Personal trope.
- Unlikely. Jared Leto probably won't come back, Joaquin Phoenix doesn't want to associate with the DCEU, and another recast makes little sense. At best, the Joker might be a never-seen Greater Scope V Illain.
See Harley is being billed as the lead and her story about finding emancipation from the Joker. In most, if not all incarnations, the Joker and Halrey's relationship was always unstable, and since Harley needed to seperate herself from the Joker, it can be inferred their relationship will be presented in a more negative light than Suicide Squad (2016). Even then, the DCEU!Joker seems obsessed enough with her to not let her go so easily.
The point is, since Harley's character arc revolves around leaving and freeing herself from the Joker, narrative wise it would make more sense and hold more wieght than whatever threat the Black Mask could pose to her. The Black Mask may be Harley's antagonist, but not her monster.
- Ultimately jossed. He does not play a role in this movie other than having thrown out Harley.
- ...This is oddly specific. In any case,even if Cassandra's personality is different in this film, she could undergo Character Rerailment upon meeting Batman.
- Personally, she struck me as being more like Stephanie Brown than Cassandra Cain.
- Hoo boy... confirmed, to the universal irritation of the character's fans.
- Jossed. Though she believes this at first and it is indeed caught up in the explosion, it is shown to have survived and was wandering around Chinatown
- Jossed. He is alive but he broke up with her.
- Well, the second trailer kinda spoiled it for us by having Harley explicitly say that Huntress just killed Black Mask's BFF, and considering how chummy Roman and Zsasz seem in other promo material...
- Jossed. She does kill Zsasz but near the end of the film.
- Batman fucked Catwoman/Talia al Ghul/Huntress. Whoever his lover was, she is now pregnant, and will soon give birth to Damien, Helena, or a Canon Foreigner child.
- Well, there are rumors that Ewan's Black Mask will appear at some point in Matt Reeves' Batman trilogy, but since those films are meant as a prequel to the DCEU (kinda), there'll be no need to explain how or if he survived the explosion.
- In response to both this WMG and the one above it, Matt Reeves' Batman movie has now been confirmed as being set within its own contiuity, no connection to the DCEU.
- Maybe one of her parents did it to keep her away from the other, since they're known to be at odds with each other in the comics.
- Maybe a third party stole her away and hid her in Gotham, either for altruistic reasons or because they wanted to come back and exploit her skillset later.
- Maybe she's a brainwashed sleeper agent, but the events of the film interrupted her before she could complete her mission.
- Maybe they'll do something similar to the MCU's Mandarin retcon. This girl is not Cassandra Cain, at least, not the Cassandra Cain who is David Cain's daughter/assassin-in-training, she's a different person altogether. Maybe BOP Cass is using a fake name (which would honestly fit in pretty well), or maybe it's her real one by coincidence. And before anyone brings up how that would be confusing, remember, this is DC. We've got two Wally Wests running around for a similar reason.
- Think about it: most of the time he acts pretty much just like a dog and isn't aggressive. Furthermore, when he "dies" and is later found wandering the streets of Gotham, he didn't eat anyone as far as we know. Yet he attacks the owner when given half a chance. Perhaps he was abusive to Bruce and it was a case of The Dog Bites Back.