Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is a movie from the DC Comics Universe which revolves around the beautiful lunatic Harley Quinn post her break up with the Joker after the battle against Enchantress in the film Suicide Squad (2016). Birds of Prey was released on February 7, 2020, with the sensational Margot Robbie reprising her character Harley Quinn again, with new characters being introduced alongside her in the film.
Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya) is also famous for her work as Cindy in Untamed Heart (1993) and as Carla Rodrigo in Fearless (1992), and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Helena Bertinelli/The Huntress) who is known for her work as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) and as Michelle in 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), and Ewan McGregor (Roman Sionis) who is known for his work as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars Series. Other actors include Jurnee Smollett, Ella Jay Basco, Chris Messina, Ali Wong, and many more.
Birds of Prey is written by Christina Hodson and Harley Quinn creators Paul Dini and Bruce Timm and directed by Cathy Yan. The movie received better reviews than Suicide Squad (2016); however, the critics and fans were still left disappointed as they felt that the movie was all over the place, with Margot Robbie the only one saving the film with her entertaining portrayal of Harley Quinn. The movie stands at a score of 6/10 on IMDB after being released 2 years ago. Now let us look at the locations where the scenes were filmed.
Birds Of Prey Filming Locations
Almost all movies in the DC universe revolve around Gotham City or Metropolis City. In the case of Birds of Prey, the story takes place in Gotham City as Harley Quinn is a Batman villain, and Batman is from Gotham. But Gotham is a fictional city, the real location where the movie was filmed in is Los Angeles, California, USA. Harley Quinn’s room above Doc’s Place is at Phoenix Inn, Ord Street, Chinatown, Los Angeles, then Taco Dirty, which in reality is Gil’s Super Burger, South Hill Street, Downtown Los Angeles, Fields Market, Saticoy Street, West Hills, San Fernando Valley where Harley shops for laxatives. The movie was filmed across various locations in Los Angeles, but a majority of the movie was filmed in the Downtown region.
The Plot Of Birds Of Prey
After Joker and Harley Quinn part ways in a very painful manner, Harley is left devastated, but she does not have much time to mourn and move on from the breakup as several of her enemies are now out to get her because of the beef between them as now she is not with the Joker and does not have the protection from her enemies that the Joker used to provide her. While running from her enemies, Harley comes across new characters like Cassandra Cain, who has a diamond in her possession that she pickpocketed from the famous Gotham City gangster Victor Zsasz, who at that time was working for a powerful criminal Roman Sionis. There is a contract on Cassandra to kill her, and Harley, alongside Cassandra, Detective Renee Montoya, Helena “The Huntress” Bertinelli, and Dinah “Black Canary” Lance, form a formidable alliance to take out their enemies.