Leslie Grace, from En el Barrio, will be Batgirl in the HBO movie Max

We already have an actress for Barbara Gordon on HBO Max. For a long time, fans of the Batfamily have been waiting for the actress who will play one of the most famous superheroines of DC and who is associated with the famous Bruce Wayne. Through a new report from The Wrap it is confirmed that Leslie Grace has been chosen by Warner to play the character after a busy selection that included numerous talented actresses. In the following paragraphs we discuss all the details.

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The movie of Batgirl It has been in development for several years, however, for one reason or another things did not go as fast as fans would have liked. We now know that it will be an HBO Max exclusive, directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, and will feature a script written by Christina Hodson, who previously worked on Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of a Harley Quinn – 75%. Leslie grace joins the project as the main star and in social networks the decision is being applauded.

In addition to her career as a singer and songwriter, Grace recently stood out in En el barrio –

95%, the musical film by Lin-Manuel Miranda that celebrates Latinos in the United States but could not avoid falling into racial controversy due to some creative decisions. Leslie wants to continue expanding her acting career, and what better way to do that than with the help of superhero movies. The 26-year-old participated in the casting of Barbara Gordon along with other well-known Hollywood stars such as Isabela Merced and Zoey Deutch; finally she turned out to be the great victor. Playing Batgirl will not be anything, so Grace will have to do her best to win the affection of the public.

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Barbara Gordon appeared in Detective Comics in 1967 and was created by Julius Schwartz, William Dozier, Gardner Fox Y Carmine Infantino. She is known worldwide for being the daughter of Commissioner Gordon, one of Batman’s most important allies in Gotham. But Barbara knew how to build a reputation for her part and became Batgirl to help Bruce Wayne in his fight against crime; Some time later she is injured by the Joker and as a consequence ends up in a wheelchair, however, she continues to help Batman with the identity of Oracle, a computer genius with great talent as a detective.

Batigirl or Batgirl already had an incarnation in real action thanks to Alicia Silverstone, who played it in Batman & Robin – 11%. The character was adapted and named after Barbara Wilson, Alfred Pennyworth’s niece. That film is still the black sheep of the Burtonverse but the work of the actress, who at that time was 21 years old, is still remembered. Now it is the turn of Leslie grace to take on the Batgirl identity and expectations are high.

Although the news of The Wrap has been well received by DC fans, there is a small and limited fragment that already entered the conversation with some complaints regarding the decision. There are those who continue to advocate for Zoey deutch, or those who talk about the “invisibility” of redheads in film and television (Barbara’s hair color is red).

The only certain thing is that Leslie Grace will be Batgirl on HBO Max and will surely deliver a formidable job in front of the cameras; Now we are curious to know who will be the other characters that will keep you company on your adventure.
The Batgirl movie on HBO Max has no release date yet.

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