Margot Robbie Portray Figure Skater Tonya Harding in New Biopic Trailer


I, Tonya will hit theaters with a limited release on December 8, followed by a nationwide rollout.

The short clip features voiceover from Robbie-as-Harding, lamenting the "bullsh*t" double standard of skating fans adoring her one minute, then turning their backs on her the next.

It's safe to say when news broke about a Tonya Harding movie being in the works and that Margot Robbie was cast as the disgraced figure skater, most of us were thinking "WHHYYYYY?!" "They want someone to love, but they want someone to hate".

Neon acquired the rights to the film following the world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

"And the haters always say, 'Tonya, tell the truth, '" she adds.

Harding colluded with her ex-husband, Jeff Gillooly, to have Kerrigan's knee smashed so that she would be unable to compete in the 1994 US Figure Skating Championship, insuring that Harding would win, and securing her spot on the 1994 Winter Olympic US figure skating team.

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As Harding and Kerrigan were competitors but also teammates, the attack left the nation reeling at the aggressiveness of the incident.

Craig Gillespie directs the film, which offers a fresh take to the biopic genre with its documentary-style footage.

And judging by the first teaser trailer for I, Tonya, which was unveiled Thursday, Harding's laugh wasn't the only thing Robbie mastered. Harding was allegedly involved with the plot, but hindered the officials investigation into the matter after the fact and was banned for life from the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

I, Tonya works as a hard-edged satire of Harding's real life. Other "I, Tonya" stars include Bobby Cannavale, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney.

I, Tonya opens in Winter 2017, ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea.