It was already known: the role of Batgirl it was intended for one of four possible candidates. Now it was confirmed that the role of the heroine of Gotham city it will be the responsibility of the actress Leslie Grace. Who were your competition? Zoey Deutch, Isabella Merced and Haley Lu Richardson. Grace is recognized for her work on the recent film In the Heights.
The young woman was born in the Bronx, but has Dominican blood. She is a musician and singer with nominations for the Grammy Latinos and two successful studio albums: Passion Y Leslie Grace. His arrival at DC Extended Universe in this exclusive movie by HBO Max it sure will be a great career boost.
Batgirl returns to the movies!
Grace is the second actress to bring life to Batgirl at the cinema. Before it was the task of Alicia Silverstone personify Barbara Wilson/Batgirl en Batman & Robin 1997. Other versions of the character were in charge of Yvonne Craig in the series of the 60 and Dina Meyer What Oracle in Birds of Prey.
What was the reaction of Leslie Grace upon hearing the news? “I am beyond excited to play Barbara Gordon. I can’t believe what I’m writing! Thanks DC for receiving me in your family. I’m ready to give it my all!“The interpreter wrote on Twitter once her signing as the character was known.
What does this addition to the DC Extended Universe? The movie of Batgirl can be part of DCEU or be connected to the world you are creating Matt Reeves para The Batman. That aspect of this decision is still unclear. Remember that there are currently two Jim Gordons: JK Simmons in the DCEU and Jeffrey Wright in the film starring Robert Pattinson.
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