Why so icy? New glimpse at I, Tonya reveals VERY tense moments between Margot Robbie and co-star Sebastian Stan amid mounting Oscar buzz

It's the highly-anticipated film that has already generated Oscar buzz for lead actress Margot Robbie.?

And I, Tonya is shaping up to be a film not to be missed, with new images revealing an exciting glimpse into the upcoming biographical drama based on disgraced US figure skater Tonya Harding.?

In the newly-released images, Margot is transformed into the iconic figure skater, complete with glittering costume and coiffed blonde mane.?

Don't miss it! I, Tonya is shaping up to be a film not to be missed, with new images revealing an exciting glimpse into the upcoming biographical drama based on disgraced US figure skater Tonya Harding

Don't miss it! I, Tonya is shaping up to be a film not to be missed, with new images revealing an exciting glimpse into the upcoming biographical drama based on disgraced US figure skater Tonya Harding

In one image, Margot is pictured mid-way through a figure skating routine, her arms outstretched as she revels in the audience's applause.

Another image shows Margot in the midst of confrontation with a sheriff.?

The talented actress is seen is seen standing at the edge of an ice rink, flanked by Sebastian Stan (in the role of Tonya's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly) and Julianne Nicholson (playing skating coach Diane Rawlinson).

Tension: Donning a concerned expression, Margot is seen facing off with a sheriff alongside Sebastian Stan (in the role of Tonya's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly) and Julianne Nicholson (playing skating coach Diane Rawlinson)

Tension: Donning a concerned expression, Margot is seen facing off with a sheriff alongside Sebastian Stan (in the role of Tonya's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly) and Julianne Nicholson (playing skating coach Diane Rawlinson)

Another shot from the film shows Margot and?Sebastian sharing an intimate conversation while leaning on the front of a car.

The exchange appeared to cause Margot's character discomfort, as she wore a troubled expression and posed with her hands buried in her pockets.

Meanwhile, one image shows the same pair going head-to-head in a heated argument.?

Intense: Another shot from the film shows Margot and Sebastian sharing an intimate conversation while leaning on the front of a car

Intense: Another shot from the film shows Margot and Sebastian sharing an intimate conversation while leaning on the front of a car

Tonya - now 46 - was infamously accused of ordering an attack on fellow skater and rival Nancy Kerrigan.?

Her bodyguard and her ex-husband had enlisted a thug to break Nancy's leg, and although he bungled the job, he still bruised Nancy severely enough to force her out of the U.S. Figure Skating Championship.

The Olympian, then famed for her triple axel, found herself slapped with a lifetime ban from the U.S. Figure Skating Association in 1994.?

I, Tonya is slated for Australian release in February 2018.

Showdown! Meanwhile, one image shows the same pair going head-to-head in a heated argument

Showdown! Meanwhile, one image shows the same pair going head-to-head in a heated argument

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