Margot Robbie 'in talks' to play a murdered school teacher in upcoming dark comedy Fools Day produced by her husband Tom Ackerley

She has portrayed the likes of Sharon Tate, Tonya Harding and Mary Queen of Scots.

But Margot Robbie is moving away from biopics and is now reportedly 'in talks' to play a murdered primary school teacher in the upcoming dark comedy Fools Day.

If the deal goes through, the 29-year-old actress will play a fourth grade teacher who is killed by her class during an April Fool's Day prank gone wrong. 

A role to die for! Margot Robbie (pictured) is reportedly 'in talks' to play a murdered primary school teacher in upcoming dark comedy Fools Day

A role to die for! Margot Robbie (pictured) is reportedly 'in talks' to play a murdered primary school teacher in upcoming dark comedy Fools Day 

Fearing that they will go to prison, the classmates decide to hide the body before police officers arrive at the school for a scheduled anti-drug lecture.  

Margot would also executive produce the film alongside her husband Tom Ackerley through their production company LuckyChap Entertainment. 

The multi-talented star launched the company in 2014 in an attempt to find better roles for herself. 

Dynamic duo! Margot (right) would also executive produce the film alongside her husband Tom Ackerley (left) through their production company LuckyChap Entertainment

Dynamic duo! Margot (right) would also executive produce the film alongside her husband Tom Ackerley (left) through their production company LuckyChap Entertainment

She told the Radio Times in April: 'I wasn't seeing many scripts where I wanted to play the female role.

'The female roles are always a catalyst for the male story, and that's unsatisfying. So I was like, "Well, we'll start making our own films, because we can't just sit around for ever and wait for them to come along."'

Meanwhile, Margot is set to reprise her role as Harley Quinn in DC spin-off film Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). 

She's no stranger to a wig! Margot has taken on a number of diverse roles, including Queen Elizabeth I in the historical drama film Mary Queen of Scots (pictured)

'I wasn't seeing many scripts where I wanted to play the female role': Margot launched the company in 2014 in an attempt to find better roles for herself. Pictured in Mary Queen of Scots

In the film, Harley Quinn joins forces with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), the Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Renee Montoya to fight crime lord Black Mask (Ewan McGregor).

It follows her original turn as Harley Quinn in 2016's Suicide Squad.

Margot, who scored her first Oscar nomination for her role as disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in I, Tonya, landed her big break in Hollywood in 2013's The Wolf of Wall Street.

Since then, she has taken on a number of diverse roles, including Queen Elizabeth I in the historical drama film Mary Queen of Scots.   

The villainess returns! Meanwhile, Margot is set to reprise her role as Harley Quinn in DC spin-off film Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

The villainess returns! Meanwhile, Margot is set to reprise her role as Harley Quinn in DC spin-off film Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Margot Robbie in talks to play a murdered teacher in film produced with husband Tom Ackerley

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