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Rosie Perez Cast as Renee Montoya in DC’s ‘Birds of Prey’

Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez has been cast in DC’s Birds of Prey as Renee Montoya, who will join Harley Quinn’s girl gang.

The news comes from The Wrap who say that Montoya is a detective working for the Gotham City Police Department. Montoya is openly gay, and during DC’s New 52 comics run, she took on a costumed identity, becoming the Question.

The film chronicles the adventures of a revolving group of female heroes and villains and is based on the DC Comics characters created by Jordan B. Gorfinkel and Chuck Dixon.

Perez joins Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Mary Elizabeth Winstead who have been cast as Black Canary and Huntress.

Margot Robbie will reprise her Suicide Squad role, Harley Quinn as well as produce alongside Kroll & Co Entertainment’s Sue Kroll and Bryan Unkeless. Cathy Yen is set to helm the project from a script penned by Christina Hodson.

Birds of Prey flies into theatres on Feb. 7, 2020.

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