Margot Robbie Goes Wild in the Red Band Trailer for I, Tonya

Oscar Cross
November 2, 2017

Margot learned to skate for the role, which she admitted left her in "a world of pain" as she attempted to master the tricky sport.

As we've frequently seen in her TV appearances, Robbie has a very twisted sense of humour and in her new film, I, Tonya, the Aussie actress looks set to flex her dramatic and comedic muscles.

Harding is an unreliable narrator from the first frame, with her voiceover explaining, "there's no such thing as truth-everyone has their own truth". "My entire life, I've been told I wouldn't amount to anything".

"I was the best figure skater in the world at one point in time", she says in a voiceover in the trailer, set to Chicago's 1969 hit "25 or 6 to 4".

Margot Robbie plays Harding, who was the first American woman to perform a triple axel in competition and infamously hindered prosecution after an attack on her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan, at the 1994 Winter Olympics.

Of course, it would be impossible to make a biopic about Harding without including the Nancy Kerrigan incident, in which Harding's ex-husband and bodyguard (played here by Sebastian Stan and Paul Walter Hauser, respectively) hired Shane Stant to injure Kerrigan's leg during the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1994. When I fell, she was like 'Come on, get up.

I, Tonya is getting an Oscar-qualifying run in NY and Los Angeles from December 8th, 2017.

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