Margot Robbie adventure 'Marian' lands at Sony
Suicide Squad star to play lead in new twist on British legend. Separately, Tracy Morgan and Luke Wilson will star in comedic road movie The Shitheads.
The studio has acquired a speculative script that will see the Australian star play the lead in a spin-off based on the Robin Hood myth.
Donald De Line and Amy Pascal will produce Marian, in which the eponymous Medieval character Maid Marian takes arms against England’s rulers when her beloved Robin dies. Paradigm represented the script by Pete Barry.
Robbie, who starred in last year’s tentpole Suicide Squad, is also producing via her LuckyChap Entertainment alongside Rock Shaink of Romark Entertainment.
Robbie is currently shooting I, Tonya, in which she plays the controversial US ice skater Tonya Harding.
Her upcoming slate includes Terminal, which is in post, narration work on Peter Rabbit, and the recently announced Gotham City Sirens, which will see her reprise her role as Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad.
- Tracy Morgan and Luke Wilson will star in comedic road movie The Shitheads for Santa Monica-based Imperative Entertainment and Rough House Pictures. Macon Blair will direct following his recent directorial debut and Sundance world premiere I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore.