“What he’s doing with the character is so cool,” Robbie tells the New York Daily News — high praise coming from somebody who herself had to amp the crazy up to 11 playing Harley Quinn in the anti-superhero movie that recently finished shooting.
The Oscar-winning Leto was so intense that at first Robbie found it “confronting” to be near him when he was in makeup — then even more intimidating when he stripped it away.
“Actually, I saw him out of makeup once and I was actually petrified of him,” she says. “I was too scared to go up and didn’t know who that person was, and when he got back into his makeup I was far more comfortable.”
“Suicide Squad” hits theaters in August 2016.