Oscar nominee Rosie Perez has been cast as Gotham City cop Renee Montoya in “Birds of Prey,” the upcoming DC Comics-inspired feature at Warner Bros. Pictures which sees Margot Robbie reprise her role of Harley Quinn from “Suicide Squad”.
Montoya is an openly gay Latina detective working for the GCPD and a long-running character in the comics. Perez joins Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Mary Elizabeth Winstead who have been cast as Black Canary and Huntress.
The film sees the women team up to take on the villain Black Mask who has yet to be cast. Cathy Yan is set to direct, Christina Hodson is penning, and Sue Kroll and Bryan Unkeless will produce and the film which is targeting a February 7th 2020 release.
Source: The Wrap