Per Variety, Ella Jay Basco is in talks to play Cassandra Cain in ‘Birds of Prey.’
In the comics, Cain is a young girl trained by the League Of Assassins to be the world’s deadliest killer.
Additionally, Variety has also revealed that the Birds of Prey will come together to protect Cain from crime boss Black Mask after she obtains a diamond belonging to him.
Basco is joining Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Huntress), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Black Canary), Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya), and Ewan McGregor (Black Mask).
Cathy Yan is directing the picture with a script from Christina Hodson, who is also penning the ‘Batgirl’ script.
‘Birds of Prey’ is set to begin production in January with a February 2020 release date.