The Wrap is reporting that Roman Sionis best known as Black Mask will be the main Antagonist in Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey. Black Mask was ceated by Doug Moench and Tom Mandrake The made his first appearance in Batman #386 (Aug. 1985).
Roman Sionis is sadistic kingpin in Gotham City’s criminal underworld who killed his wealthy and utterly self-absorbed parents to inheriting their fortune and business. However, his lacked of business acumen led him to eventually ruined Company. Seeking to take revenge on those he blamed for his – particularly Bruce Wayne – he formed a gang called the False Face Societ.
Birds of Prey will allegedly feature founding member Batgirl, Poison Ivy, Black Canary, Huntress, and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn. Cathy Yan will direct the movie with a script by Christina Hodson. Birds of Prey has no release date yet.