DC Universe's 'Birds of Prey' Film Will Feature it's First Gay Villain

Posted by: Mak Barrera
14 July 2019 08:07:15 am

Ewan Mcgregor will portray the role of 'Black Mask', DC's first ever gay Supervillain in the film 'Birds of Prey'.



After splitting with The Joker, Harley Quinn(Margot Robbie) joins superheroes Black Canary(Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and Huntress(Mary Elizabeth Winstead) to fight off crime lord and primary villain, Black Mask.


According to We Got This Covered, “Black Mask, the movie’s main antagonist, will reportedly be portrayed as homosexual. Though his sexuality is never explicitly stated, multiple sources have told We Got This Covered that the sexual tension between him and fellow villain Victor Zsasz will be palpable and the way he acts in general makes it pretty clear that he’s gay.”



DC fans were happy with the LGBTQ representation while others took issue with the character stereotypical description of "flamboyantly gay".


Birds of Prey will release on February 2020, directed by Cathy Yan and stars Margot Robbie,Jurnee SMollet-Bell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ali Wong and Ewan Mcgregor.


 


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