The Suicide Squad Star Who’s a Big Time Harry Potter Nerd is the Perfect Choice for a Potential ‘Cursed Child’ Movie

Being a massive Harry Potter nerd, this one actress could be the perfect choice if Warner Bros. ever plans on a Cursed Child film adaptation.

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  • Margot Robbie has been a self-proclaimed Harry Potter fan who has often opened up about her love for the film series.
  • Sharing hilarious anecdotes with her fans, Robbie even admitted lying about needing glasses as a child to look like Harry Potter.
  • Robbie's passion for Harry Potter and her acting talent undoubtedly makes her the perfect choice for a potential Cursed Child movie adaptation.
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Australian icon and the talented actress, Margot Robbie, famous for bringing Harley Quinn to life in The Suicide Squad, has a secret passion. In a revelation that has delighted fans, Robbie got candid about her admiration for JK Rowling’s magical book series, Harry Potter, which was later turned into films under Warner Bros.

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in a still from Suicide Squad
Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in a still from Suicide Squad | Warner Bros. Pictures

Claiming to be a self-proclaimed Harry Potter nerd, Margot Robbie recalled incidents from her childhood that revealed her enthusiasm for the franchise. Thus, given her enduring passion for the magical world created by J.K. Rowling, Robbie seems to be the perfect fit for a potential Cursed Child movie.

Margot Robbie Expressed Her Penchant for Harry Potter 

Rising to fame after sharing screen with Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street, to venturing into the DC Universe as Harley Quinn, Margot Robbie catapulted her fame and turned into a global icon. Thereafter, the actress turned into a quintessential part of DC Studios, as she reprised her role in Birds of Prey.


During the press tour for her 2020 DC flick, Margot Robbie appeared on The Graham Norton Show and revealed a fascinating anecdote about her life. Openly expressing her love for J.K. Rowling’s world of magic, Robbie delighted fans by claiming to be a self-proclaimed Harry Potter nerd, while sharing an image from her teenage years.

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Margot Robbie in Barbie | Warner Bros. Pictures

When it comes to Harry Potter, I’m a massive massive nerd… Do you know what’s particularly pathetic about this picture? A couple of things really. Number one, it’s my birthday, that’s how I chose to spend my birthday. Number two I’m drinking tea. Number three, I’m wearing glasses even though I don’t need glasses. I lied to the optometrist because I wanted to have glasses like Harry Potter.

Moreover, Margot Robbie’s connection to the Harry Potter series extends beyond her own enthusiasm. The actress revealed how her husband, Tom Ackerley, was an extra in Prisoner of Azkaban, who was pushed aside by Tom Felton’s Draco Malfoy during one scene. This particular bit truly makes Robbie and her husband, a power couple for Wizarding World fans.

The DC Star Might be Perfect for a Potential Cursed Child Movie

Learning about the stories from the actress herself, Margot Robbie’s enthusiasm for Harry Potter seems more than just a casual interest. Her enduring passion for the franchise and her husband’s connection to the films seemingly make her a perfect choice for a potential movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. 


Although there have been no reports about Warner Bros. and JK Rowling‘s plans regarding Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and its big screen adaptation, Margot Robbie seems to be the preferable choice, if someday the project gets a green light.

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Harry Potter with Albus Severus Potter in Deathly Hallows Part 2 | Warner Bros.

Given Margot Robbie‘s penchant for the franchise, it’s only exciting to imagine The Suicide Squad star in a role connected to the Wizarding World. The actress would undoubtedly shine through in any potential performance as a character in the Cursed Child story, which follows the adventures of Harry’s youngest son Albus Severus Potter.

In the end, we can only hope that the stars align to bring this dream casting of Margot Robbie in a possible Cursed Child movie, to life.


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Written by Krittika Mukherjee

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Krittika is a News Writer at FandomWire with 2 years of prior experience in lifestyle and web content writing. With her previous works available on HubPages and Medium, she has woven over 1600 stories with us, about fan-favorite actors, movies, and shows. Post-graduate in Journalism and Honors-graduate in English Literature, when this art enthusiast isn't crafting your next favorite article, she finds her escapism in coffee, fiction, and the Wizarding World.