Warner Bros. and DC Comics prepare to reboot DC Extended Universe when the flash hits theaters in 2023, so they’ve already started filming projects that take place in this new universe like the recently completed bat girl and currently in production blue beetle. When bat girl it was reported that fans didn’t know what to expect until the studio revealed who would be playing the titular character. Leslie Grace has been announced to join the film as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl with Michael Keaton and JK Simmons returning as Batman and Commissioner Gordon respectively. We finally got the first look at the actress in costume when the film began filming, but it wasn’t quite what fans were expecting. The costume is reminiscent of the costume the character wore during DC Comics’ New 52 era and includes a leather jacket, black and yellow cape, and a pretty decent cowl. Fans didn’t really like the biker look, so a digital artist gave Grace a more classic Batgirl look.
An Instagram artist who goes by the handle of @Smartsheep.Art has created a bat girl design that gives Leslie Grace the classic New Series 52 costume of Gail Simone’s character. The costume is more streamlined and looks like something someone in the R&D department at Wayne Enterprises created. It includes yellow gloves and boots as well as some pretty awesome gadgets. You can check out the fan art below!
bat girl will do a lot of new things for Warner Bros. and DC Comics. It will be their first live-action film which premiered on their HBO Max streaming service. The film will also mark another first. Grace will be the first Afro-Latina actress to play Batgirl in a major film, and in a recent chat with E! News, she detailed what that means to her.
“It’s such a thing, we haven’t seen a lot of Latino superheroes or Latino actors in the superhero world, so it was such a great opportunity to be granted and a great responsibility. too,” Grace said. “I will say that one of my favorite things about our storyline and the core of our film is that you get to see Babs and this alter-ego she summons, Batgirl, oscillate between the shades of life and the good and bad and black and white, and that there’s so much in between. So at the end of the day, in Gotham, there’s always a case, isn’t there? It’s a Kind of like an investigative story, it’s a detective story, so it has a case that pushes through these crazy situations.”
bat girl is led by bad boys for lifeby Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi, with a screenplay written by Christina Hodson, whose work includes Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of Harley Quinn) and the next the flash film. The film is set to see JK Simmons reprising his role as Commissioner James Gordon, Michael Keaton reprising his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Brendan Fraser joining the cast as Firefly, Ivory Aquino as Alysia Yeoh and Jacob Scipio, Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson, and Ethan Kai performed currently unknown roles. The film is currently slated for release on HBO Max, but does not have a release date. With the flashwhich should integrate Keaton’s Batman into the main DC universe, now delayed until summer 2023, it remains to be seen if this will have an impact bat girlthe release date of.
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