Margot Robbie Is Uncensored as Tonya Harding in ‘I, Tonya’ First Full Trailer

The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney.

Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday.

“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.” “My entire life, I’ve been told I wouldn’t amount to anything.”

Janney portrays LaVona Harding as a bitter chainsmoker who won’t stop berating her daughter on multiple occasions. “I made you a champion, knowing you’d hate me for it,” she admits.

As Harding, Robbie also asserts that the American people want someone to love and someone to hate. “The haters always say ‘Tonya, tell the truth.’ There’s no such thing as truth,” the voiceover continues.

The dark comedy centers on Harding’s attack on rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan — aimed at breaking Kerrigan’s leg so she couldn’t compete in the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Harding’s involvement would eventually lead to her being stripped of her 1994 national title and banned for life from the figure skating world.

“I, Tonya” is directed by Craig Gillespie and written by Steven Rogers. Sebastian Stan stars as Harding’s spouse, Jeff Gillooly, with Caitlin Carver portraying Kerrigan. Paul Walter Hauser, Julianne Nicholson, Bojana Novakovic, and Bobby Cannavale also appear in the movie.

The pic held its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September. It hits theaters on Dec. 8.

More Film

  • Rebel Wilson and Taye Diggs

    Concert Review: 'Beauty and the Beast' Gets Adoring Tribute at Hollywood Bowl

    The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney. Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday. “I was the best figure skater in the world […]

  • Solo a Star Wars Story Deadpool

    It's Official: Deadpool Is Now Cooler Than Han Solo

    The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney. Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday. “I was the best figure skater in the world […]

  • solo a star wars story

    Box Office: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Headed for Underwhelming Holiday Weekend Debut

    The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney. Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday. “I was the best figure skater in the world […]

  • solo a star wars story

    How the Kasdans Settled the Biggest Debate in 'Star Wars' History With 'Solo'

    The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney. Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday. “I was the best figure skater in the world […]

  • Morgan Freeman Sexual Harassment

    Morgan Freeman Issues New Statement: 'I Did Not Assault Women'

    The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney. Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday. “I was the best figure skater in the world […]

  • Euphoria Review

    Cannes Film Review: 'Euphoria'

    The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney. Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday. “I was the best figure skater in the world […]

  • David Permut

    David Permut, Naomi Kawase Join Shanghai Festival Jury

    The new trailer for Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” offers a look at the complicated dynamics of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding and her mother, played by Allison Janney. Robbie flashes a dazzling smile amid an impressive routine in the new footage, released by Neon on Wednesday. “I was the best figure skater in the world […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content