‘John Wick’ Director Chad Stahelski To Helm Additional Action Scenes For Margot Robbie’s ‘Birds Of Prey’

The action in DC Comics’ “Birds Of Prey” movie is getting kicked up a notch as “John Wick” director Chad Stahelski signs on to direct additional scenes of the film.

A former stuntman, Stahelski is taking an uncredited role to design and film action scenes for the Margot Robbie movie as the project heads into additional photography and post-production. A common occurrence in action flicks, this type of work is traditionally the responsibility of what’s known as a second unit.

The move isn’t surprising since Stahelski’s stunt firm 87 Eleven has been working on the film since production began, working closely with the movie’s director, Cathy Yan.

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The movie sees Robbie reprise her “Suicide Squad” character Harley Quinn as she joins other female comic book heroes Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) in a battle against crime lord Black Mask (Ewan McGregor).

“Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)” is slated to open in theatres on Feb. 7, 2020.

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