The seek for HBO Max’s Batgirl is formally over! On Wednesday, Deadline introduced that Within the Heights actress Leslie Grace will be playing the superhero within the upcoming movie. It was beforehand revealed that prime contenders for the position included Grace, Isabella Merced, Zoey Deutch, and Haley Lu Richardson. Batgirl was first announced back in 2017, however the movie has since introduced on a brand-new manufacturing crew. The movie will now be directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, with Christina Hodson set to put in writing the screenplay. Although particulars concerning the movie — together with a launch date — are nonetheless scarce in the meanwhile, we do know that it’s going to revolve round Barbara Gordon as Batgirl. We can not wait to see Grace don the Batgirl cape!
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