This Wednesday, Deadline magazine confirmed that the actress and singer Leslie Grace will be Garbara Gordon in “Batgirl”, leaving aside Isabela Merced, of Peruvian descent, for the leading role in the new DC and Warner Bros .. film
It is known that the new “batichica”Was already in the sights of major studios, due to its prominent role in “In the Heights”. Magazine sources point out that this was what sealed his election.
So far, neither DC ni Warner Bros. They have given comments on the new choice of the actress of Latino origins and have not confirmed this information either.
The film will be released for HBO Max and it will be one of the first DC movies to debut exclusively on a streaming platform. Adil El Arbi y Bilall Fallahy will direct the film under the script of Christina Hodson.
It should be noted that the “Batgirl” character was first introduced in 1961 as Betty Kane. Also, she is known to be the daughter of DC Comics Commissioner Gordon.