Margot Robbie’s take on Harley Quinn has been one of the biggest lynchpins of the DCEU. It’s no surprise that James Gunn, director of The Suicide Squad, has teased working with the character again. The actress has made the character nothing less than iconic, but while many fans might feel like they’re in a Harley drought, HBO Max has just the show to quench that thirst.
Named after its titular antihero, Harley Quinn is an adult animated series that takes the characters and the rest of the DC Comics universe around her to the extremes. For those who haven’t seen any of the show, the first episode is actually now streaming for free so
Its third season is about to land in just a few weeks, and lots of new information about the upcoming batch of episodes has been revealed within the last week. Harley and Ivy are basically on their honeymoon, James Gunn will be making an in-universe Thomas Wayne biopic, Swamp Thing will be getting busy, and that's just the start.
Now, the writers of the show have gone on to offer up even more information about what’s to come, specifically plot information for five of the ten episodes.
Harley Quinn Season 3 Episode Details
Thanks to a live Instagram AMA, and as reported on by Bleeding Cool, Harley Quinn writers Patrick Schumacker and Justin Halpern revealed some new plot points for half of the upcoming episodes.
The eighth episode of the third season, titled ‘Alert’, was the hardest one to write, according to the two writers. This one will focus on Bruce Wayne and take viewers inside of Bruce's mind—in turn, different takes on Batman across all of pop culture will be poked fun at.
Additionally, the duo pointed out
The Joker will also be getting an episode heavily focused on him. The writers tease
When the Noonan’s spinoff show was announced, there wasn’t much more information to go alongside of it. However, the two make note
As for Harvey and Ivy, the duo confirmed
Harley Quinn Aims the Spotlight Elsewhere
Despite this being a Harley Quinn show, it sure does seem like the episodes will have lots of focus elsewhere. There are two installments heavily focused on Batman, another on Joker, and potentially a fourth centered more on setting up Noonan's.
This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it's an interesting approach. What they don’t say, however, is how Harley Quinn will likely factor into all of those stories somehow—but just how
The good news is
Harley Quinn releases on HBO Max on Thursday, July 28.