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Katee Sackhoff Would Do Serious Things In Order To Play Harley Quinn


“I love Harley Quinn. I do. I just love it…It’s not been done before. It’s this fantastic mix. I mean, it’s like the female Joker. Who wouldn’t want to do that? Quite potentially — it’s not around so I wouldn’t feel the weight of it — I’d probably sell my first born at this point to do that.”Battlestar Galactica and Riddick actress Katee Sackhoff speaking to Esquire.

The only time Harley Quinn has been portrayed as live-action was by Mia Sara on the failed Birds of Prey television series. I have to admit, Sackhoff never came to mind for me when considering a live-action Harley but I could totally get behind it. Not that there’s any plans for the character to show up in a DC film anytime soon but I eagerly anticipate her being brought to life again.

And no, her playing Harley wouldn’t stop her from playing Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers) for Marvel. We still want that to happen.

(via ComicBookMovie)

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  • DarthRachel

    that would be awesome! both make me giddy. (but despite everything I’m still a DC girl. amazingly despite everything. ugh.)

  • Anonymous

    When I read her enthusiasm here, my mind pictured her dressed in a Harley costume and sabotaging/attacking the other actresses up for the role.

  • Nyc Hp Meetup

    I never considered KS for Carol Danvers. Now I cannot think of anyone else BUT HER who could possibly play that character.

  • Hawkes006

    Not to hate on Sackhoff, but still pulling for Yvonne Strahovski for Capt. Marvel

  • Anonymous

    That would be awesome. She’s got the rare ability to play both exceptionally strong, and simultaneously vulnerable, women. I’m still obsessed by her Starbuck portrayal.

  • frodobatmanvader

    It’s simply staggering, the amount of punishment we DC fans put up with.

  • frodobatmanvader

    The only other person I can picture is Kate Winslet. Yeah, it’ll never happen… but, Kate Winslet!

  • kamikazeblonde

    I read somewhere that Reese Witherspoon is a HUGE fan and very gung-ho to play HQ as well. She has dressed up as her for more than 1 costume party.

  • Anonymous

    While I love her she would be totally miscast as Harley Quinn.

    But I can absolutely imagine her as Mercy Graves, Lex Luthors bodyguard / butler / chauffeur / right-hand woman (who also is an amazon from Paradise Island!)!

  • http://www.aeryllou.tumblr.com/ Aeryl

    OMG YES

  • Anonymous

    Rather see Christina Ricci to be honest. So sad Britney Murphy is gone, she would have been perfect.

  • Marie

    I could get behind that :)

  • LifeLessons

    Yes please. To both. :)

  • Dessa Brewington

    Hopefully not in the above image’s Harley costume though. Eeeyuuuugh.

  • Brian

    She can’t, she’s playing Wonder Woman. In my brain.

  • Mina

    Yessss! I never thought of that before, but she WOULD make a great Mercy.

  • Thomas Hayes

    I’m starting to get the idea. I read Supergirl 23 today.

  • Anonymous

    This is now my head-canon.

  • Anonymous

    There’s only one female superhero I see everytime I look at Katee -
    Powergirl!

    Her character of Kara in BSG covered several aspects of the character at different points (ultimately I didnt like the whole character Kara- too bipolar for me); funny & charming, but can be deathly serious and professional at the turn of a dime.

    Add in the short blond hair, her larger, more muscular build (Something even more important to Wonder Woman for me (toning too)- shes an Amazon Warrior who’s trained her whole life! ), and her huge smile, and i totally imagine her as Power Girl

    PS How improve PG suit- obviously give her pants, maybe remove her sleaves if you feel have to compensate, and move infamous boob-window up closer to neckline and shrink it down (many dress and tops nowadays I’ve seen with this design & make it work)

    Wonder Woman- Pants or Roman Battle-skirt (dont know appropriate name, but the cloth skirt with Armour pieces ontop) and Straps for her top or going full-hog with neckline at neck like typical roman Armour

  • Joker

    Harley is NOT a female Joker!!

  • Anonymous

    Oh man yes. Now I don’t want to see anyone else play HQ. Plus Katee has the right athletic physique to play a superheroine or supervillainess. Plus she sported the attitude as Starbuck with a mix of emotions, and showed the range to play a character like HQ. She’s perfect!