This Wednesday, Deadline magazine confirmed that the actress and singer Leslie Grace it will be Barbara Gordon On “Bat Girl”and left aside Isabella Merced, of Peruvian descent, for her leading role in a new film DC and Warner Bros..
The new Batgirl was already well known to have been in the eyes of major studios, due to her prominent role in In the Heights. Magazine sources indicate that this is what sealed his election.
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– DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD (DEADLINE) July 21, 2021
So far, neither DC nor Warner Bros. have commented. On the new casting of the Hispanic actress, this information was also not confirmed.
The movie will be released for HBO Max It will be one of the first DC movies to debut exclusively on the streaming platform. Adil El Arbi s Bilal Falahi The film will be directed under a script Christina Hudson.
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It should be noted that the character “Batgirl” was first introduced in 1961 as Betty King. In addition, she is known to be the daughter of the Commissioner Gordon from DC Comics.