Harley is back, and she’s got a few new looks to show off in . While was focused on just one mission, audiences mostly saw Margot Robbie’s character in the ensemble that inspired countless Halloween costumes. But that’ll change when finally arrives in theaters.
This first image of Harley comes to us from Margot Robbie’s personal Instagram. The social media account has actually become the go-to place for new information, as Robbie uses her massive following to help announce exciting updates for the upcoming blockbuster. In fact, that where the film’s full title was announced, with her character’s importance becoming clear with .
Harley is shown wearing a way more colorful outfit than what she rocked in David Ayer’s , and one that doesn’t appear to have direct comic book roots. Instead, she’s wearing pink and some sort of crazy jacket with streamers attached. Although there’s one detail from the costume that fans are focusing on.
If you zoom in, you’ll notice that the dog tag Harley is wearing has the name “Bruce” engraved. This has sent DC fans spinning, with perhaps the most obvious connection relating to Bruce Wayne. Does this mean that Ben Affleck’s character has abandoned his secret identity? Or maybe will kill off that version of Batman, therefore giving Warner Bros. the chance to recast if Affleck is inching towards the door.
Another possibility is that the Bruce in the dog tag is simply an easter egg related to Bruce Timm. Bruce Timm is one of the minds behind the beloved Batman animated series from the 1990s, which is where Harley Quinn made her first ever appearance across any mediums. As such, he’s the architect of her signature harlequin look, so Harley’s dog tag might be a great way to pay tribute to her character’s co-creator.
Answers should arrive when arrives in theaters on February 7th, 2020. In the meantime, check out our 2019 release list to plan your next trip to the movies.