Moviepilot have been buzzing on the release of Jared Leto's Joker image. If you haven't seen it here it is below:
While, personally, I think its an creative interesting take on the Joker. I am more interested in what Harley Quinn is going to be like in this movie. Yes everyone has great expectations for the Joker in the Suicide Squad movie. However, Harley Quinn is one of the major figure heads of the suicide squad. Most likely we won't see Harley Full costume until the release of the trailer sometime in the near future.
Since we can't wait that long, here is My top 4 looks for The Clown Princess of Crime!
#4 Arkham City Harley Quinn
The Arkham City Harley is a favorite from Batman Arkham Asylum and Arkham City video games. While not one of my personal favorites, I can see the appeal of a more badass Harley Quinn. A bit more aggressive, seem to be part of a biker gang than Joker's leading lady. Yet for me, this outfit reminds me more of a supporting role member of the Joker Gang from batman beyond than a leading role for Suicide Squad. I get the feeling of more of an aggressive and serious Harley. Which is not the character at all. She was like that when she was Harleen Frances Quinzell, M.D. Yet when she snapped she regressed down to a more playful youthful villian. While this is a great outfit if she was appearing in Twisted Metal, I don't feel like this represents Harley Quinn.
#3 Suicide Squad Comic Harley Quinn
I'm sure your wondering"Why is the actual outfit that is in the comics at number 3!?!?!?!"
While I am a fan of the dual colored hair, mini shorts and corset top, its really more for eye candy than the leading role. If you take for example Black Widow in the Avengers movies, she isn't really wearing outfits that are this skimpy on missions. Even when she is wearing a dress is a classy dress and isn't overly short. Though there are qualities of this design I like, for Harley we're looking for a outfit that will benefit her as she goes on this missions. As well as show off her personality in the best light.
#2 Bruce Timm's Harley Quinn
This is the Harley Quinn we were introduced to back in Batman the Animated Series. Personally one of my favorite version of Harley Quinn. I think what made it work was the fact that one she is her crazy loveable self. Two this is what we were introduce when Harley was created. Finally, the black, white and red onesie. who didn't have a crush on Harley when you saw her in this outfit. So I sure what your thinking....."If you like this outfit why isn't it number one?". Transitioning from animation to real life can be difficult. Depending on the material or how its made it can look sort of hokey. Though onesie have certainly worked for Black Widow, I feel that we can do better for Harley. After all, this is her debut and we want her to shine as well as be practical!
And the #1 outfit for Harley Quinn is............
#1 Assault on Arkham Harley Quinn!
Harley Quinn of Assault on Arkham is my pick for the Suicide Squad movie. Its a mixture of all of I mention above while keeping the classic feel of the original Harley Quinn. This is more of a mission ready outfit that isn't about sex appeal but more about her acrobatic abilities and crazy loveable personality. This outfit could certainly transition from animated/comics to live action no problem. Overall whatever direction they go with, I hope that the audience will fall in love with Harley Quinn just as I did back in Batman the Animated Series.
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