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Why Are Some of Harley Quinn’s Tattoos Missing in ‘the Suicide Squad’?

The wait is finally over! James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is ushering in a new era of our favorite supervillains turned sort of superheroes in a brand-new DC film. As the characters band together, lots of things are different this time around. But even with a new director at the helm, we still get to see Margot Robbie’s iconic Harley Quinn back on our screens. As more fans tune in to watch the new DC Universe film, some eagle-eyed spectators have noticed a major change to Harley.

In both Suicide Squad, the 2016 film, and Birds of Prey, Harley Quinn had the word, "Rotten," inked on her right jaw. She wore it proud, as if to hurl that rotten tomato that the first movie earned back at the critics. However, writer-director James Gunn's upcoming not-a-sequel/not-a-reboot, The Suicide Squad, casually discards this tattoo of hers. So, what brought about the change in Harley's appearance? Is she no longer rotten, or does she just not want to display any identifying marks for the police, or what? (Sm)

So Why Did Her Tattoos Change in the Suicide Squad?

In both Suicide Squad, the 2016 film, and Birds of Prey, Harley Quinn had the word, "Rotten," inked on her right jaw. She wore it proud, as if to hurl that rotten tomato that the first movie earned back at the critics. However, writer-director James Gunn's upcoming not-a-sequel/not-a-reboot, The Suicide Squad, casually discards this tattoo of hers. So, what brought about the change in Harley's appearance? Is she no longer rotten, or does she just not want to display any identifying marks for the police, or what? .cs costume has also evolved, with the character adopting a new red-and-black look inspired by the Batman: Arkham video games. While The Suicide Squad promises to be its own standalone story without much linking it back to the first movie, narrative-wise (besides the return of Robbie and a few other actors), there does appear to be a through-line in Robbie's head as far as her zany character is concerned. In the Toronto Sun, she spoke about how her portrayal of Harley has developed over the course of three films: (So)

 

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