Leslie Grace’s First Look at the Set of ‘Batgirl’

Our new Latina “Batgirl” Leslie Grace is already in Glasgow, Scotland, filming the next film. The film will see the Dominican-born actress play the title role and a return from Michael Keaton in his role as Batman.

According to Deadline, Warner Bros. and DC Films cast the singer and actress to play Barbara Gordon after auditioning for other actresses, including Isabelle Merced, Zoey Deutsch, and Haley Lu Richardson.

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Actor Leslie Grace wears a hoodie on the set of the new film Batgirl on January 12, 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland. Glasgow city center roads are closed as film crews descend on the city for the upcoming Batgirl movie which will see Leslie Grace play the title role and a return of Michael Keaton as Batman.

Former actresses who have played Gordon include Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl on the 60s TV show. Then Alicia Silverstone played her in Joel Schumacherthe 1997 movie batman and robin.

After the news broke, Grace tweeted about her excitement, “I’m BEYOND EXCITEMENT playing Barbara Gordon, your #Batgirl,” Leslie tweeted after the news broke. “I can’t believe what I’m writing rn… THANK YOU DC for welcoming into the family! I’m ready to give it my all!

bat girl will debut on HBO Max in 2023, and the filmmakers behind are Adil El Arbi and Bilal Fallah, the team that made Bad boys for life, according to The root. Christina Hodson, editor-in-chief Birds of prey and the flash, will write the screenplay for this new DC film. Kristin Burr product, according to Deadline.

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Directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah pose for a selfie on the set of the new film Batgirl on January 12, 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland. Glasgow city center roads are closed as film crews descend on the city for the upcoming Batgirl movie.

The character of Barbara Gordon is the daughter of Gotham Police Commissioner Jim Gordon. Although she has appeared in various DC Comics publications, she is known to have starred in the 1975s. Batman Family.


In 1988, Batgirl retired in the graphic novel Batman: The Killer Joker; however, in subsequent stories, writers retconned the character as a technical advisor, computer expert, and information broker known as Oracle.

As Oracle, Barbara has become a valuable asset; so in 2011, as part of DC Comics’ The New 52 relaunch, the character recovered from her paralysis and returned as Batgirl.

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