Margot Robbie Reportedly Involved In Tank Girl Reboot

If you’re into comics, you may have heard of the comic book series Tank Girl by Jamie Hewlett and Alan Martin. However, if you haven’t heard of it in comic form, you have been subjected to the 1995-film adaptation, starring Lori Petty as the titular Tank Girl herself. That’s how I was first exposed to the property, and it even featured the likes of Ice-T, Naomi Watts, and Malcolm McDowell.

It stands today as one of the more random pieces of camp cinema (at least for me), and for the past several years, we’ve heard rumblings that some sort of reboot was in the works, though it’s never really gained much momentum. Now, it sounds like it may be getting some…and Margot Robbie may be involved.

Tank Girl co-creator Alan Martin took to Twitter to share the news, saying:

“Just heard that Margot Robbie’s company have optioned rights from MGM to make a new Tank Girl movie – now several months into development. We haven’t been contacted by any of the parties involved with the project, so not sure if there will be any input from the original creators.”

Since I’m not too familiar with the source materials, I can’t decide whether or not the seeming non-involvement of the creators is a good thing, but it’s important to clarify one thing: that as of right now, it is only Margot Robbie’s production company is attached to the movie, meaning we have no idea if she’ll be acting in it at all.

Given her role as Harley Quinn, however, and a production company’s tendency to create projects around the talent, her coming on board as Tank Girl herself may not be the craziest thing, though I have a sneaking suspicion it may rub the fans the wrong way. Sure, the characters couldn’t be more different, but they have a similar overall aesthetic with the blond hair and bright-colored clothing.

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