Leslie Grace has shared a picture of herself as Batgirl from the upcoming DC film that may inform the superhero's origin story.
Grace shared the picture on Twitter alongside a caption that was pulled straight from Batgirl, 12 months One.
“I take advantage of their expectations in opposition to them. That might be their weak spot. Not mine. Let all of them underestimate me…
And when their guard is down, and their pleasure is rising, let me kick their butts.”
– Batgirl, 12 months One
— Leslie Grace (@lesliegrace) January 15, 2022
"I take advantage of their expectations in opposition to them. That might be their weak spot. Not mine. Let all of them underestimate me," Grace wrote. "And when their guard is down, and their pleasure is rising, let me kick their butts.”
Her go well with appears to be like to be impressed by Batgirl comics, particularly the "Batgirl of Burnside" difficulty by Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher, Babs Tarr, and Maris Wicks.
Batgirl is ready to be launched on HBO Max in 2022 and might be directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. Alongside Grace, it would additionally star Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman, J.Okay. Simmons as Commissioner James Gordon, Brendan Fraser as Garfield Lynns/Firefly, and Jacob Scipio in an unknown function.
Birds of Prey's Christina Hodson wrote the screenplay and beforehand mentioned how Batgirl will discover a time when Barbara Gordon is coming to grips with who she is and who she is destined to turn into.
"What's sort of humorous about Barbara [Gordon] and Batgirl is that on this story, she's discovering Batgirl for the primary time," Hodson defined. "So she's attending to discover a duality she's all the time had in her character, however it's this complete new aspect of her character, a aspect that's extra daring and barely much less regular aspect of her that we simply get to have enjoyable and play with."
Grace beforehand starred as Nina Rosario in Within the Heights and this might be her first look within the DCEU.
2022 may even see Batgirl showing in WB Video games Montreal's Gotham Knights, the place she is going to combat to save lots of Gotham with Nightwing, Robin, and Crimson Hood following the obvious demise of Bruce Wayne/Batman.
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