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Leslie Grace Wants Batgirl to Meet up With Blue Beetle and Supergirl On-Screen (Exclusive)

HBO Max is gearing up for the release of Batgirl, with singer Leslie Grace in the coveted role. The In The Heights star is breaking ground as an Afro Latina playing the beloved superhero. It's a major opportunity for representation on a grander scale for all viewers to be able to relate to their favorite character. In a recent interview with Pop Culture, she opened up about the impact this role had on her personally, and what it means for fans of all different ethnic backgrounds.
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Batgirl Star Leslie Grace Debunks Nightwing Casting Rumor

Last fall, it was announced that Bad Boys For Life star Jacob Scipio had joined the cast of HBO Max's Batgirl, though at the time there were no details about who he would play in the eagerly anticipated film. That lack of details led to a great deal of speculation including that Scipio could be playing Dick Grayson/Nightwing in the film. Now, however, Batgirl star Leslie Grace has debunked that rumor, confirming that Scipio is playing not Dick Grayson, but Gotham mob boss Anthony Bressi. Grace confirmed Scipio's role in an interview with E! News (via The Direct).
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Leslie Grace Reveals Her Batgirl Responsibility

Warner Bros. and DC Comics are expected to go under a massive overhaul after the recent Discovery merger. But, for now we have a few films like Black Adam, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, The Flash, and Batgirl. Batgirl is one of the only upcoming DC Films to get a release on HBO Max and fans are excited to see what's in store. Leslie Grace is set to play the titular role in the DC Film, but it comes with great responsibility. The Afro-Latina actress will be the first to play Batgirl in a major motion picture, and in a recent chat with E! News, she detailed what it means to her.
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'Batgirl' Star Leslie Grace Reveals What It Was Like Putting on the Costume for the First Time (Exclusive)

The highly anticipated Batgirl film has recently wrapped, and comic book fans are dying to see the finished project. Singer Leslie Grace is starring as the lead and outside of it being Batgirl, it's a major deal considering it's just her second film role. The In The Heights star couldn't be more excited about the project, recently sharing the first photo of herself in the coveted costume to her Instagram followers. She told PopCulture in a recent interview that the role is a dream, yet not something she ever imagined would happen.
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Batgirl: Leslie Grace Finally Reveals Jacob Scipio's Mysterious Role

There is little doubt that people are constantly waiting for updates on Batgirl considering that the upcoming HBO Max flick seems to be shrouded in secrecy. However, the latest update on the film comes from none other than Barbara Gordon herself. Leslie Grace has just revealed the identity of Jacob Scipio's mystery character and it looks like he is playing someone who appears in the comic books!
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Leslie Grace Just Dished Out Some Sweet Batgirl Scoop

Watch: Best On-Screen "Batman" Chemistry: Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz & More!. I scream, you scream, and even superheroes scream for ice cream. Batgirl star Leslie Grace has partnered with Häagen-Dazs for their City Sweets collection, a lineup of new flavors inspired by iconic street food desserts—think street vendor pretzels, crispy churros and New York's classic black and white cookie. For Grace, who grew up in the Bronx, teaming up with the iconic company felt like something she was born to do. Literally.
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Batgirl's Leslie Grace Reveals Which DC Stars She's Reached Out To

The world of live-action DC films is continuing to evolve, with a number of new characters joining the fold of the franchise's ever-expanding universe. Among them is Leslie Grace's Barbara Gordon / Batgirl, who is currently set to debut in an exclusive film on HBO Max. Grace is the latest actress to portray the iconic heroine in live-action, and rumors have suggested that she could have a major role in the larger DC franchise going forward. In a recent interview with Variety, Grace was asked whether or not she has reached out to former Batgirl actress Alicia Silverstone, or even Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot. While Grace says that isn't the case, she has spoken with Sasha Calle, who will portray Kara Zor-El / Supergirl in the upcoming The Flash movie, and Xolo Maridueña, who will star as Jaime Reyes in the upcoming Blue Beetle movie.
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Batgirl Star Leslie Grace Reveals Potential Sequel is Already Being Discussed

A lot of DC fans have been looking forward to seeing Batgirl which will introduce Barbara Gordon's Caped Crusader in the DCEU. While the plot details are still under wraps, we do know that the character could potentially have a major presence in the franchise moving forward. So does it mean that there's going to be a sequel for the upcoming film? Well, it looks like that is already in consideration.
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Batgirl Star Leslie Grace Teases Michael Keaton's Incredible Batman Return

Leslie Grace's Batgirl officially wrapped filming last March, and we can expect the film to hit HBO Max as early as 2022. Alongside Grace as the titular character, the film will also bring back DC veteran Michael Keaton reprising his role as Batman, which will be the actor's first return in the superhero franchise in 30 years after last starring in Tim Burton's Batman Returns in 1992.
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Batgirl Star Leslie Grace Speaks Out on Seeing Michael Keaton's Batman on Set

DC's Batgirl movie is finally on track to becoming a reality, with the long-awaited film wrapping production earlier this spring. While we don't know precisely when the project will catapult its way onto HBO Max, there's definitely a lot of excitement around seeing Leslie Grace's take on Barbara Gordon / Batgirl. Additionally, the film is expected to offer the second modern film appearance of Michael Keaton's Bruce Wayne / Batman, who will first be returning in the upcoming The Flash movie. In a recent interview with Variety, Grace spoke about the experience of seeing Keaton's comeback as Batman, and teased that Batgirl directors Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi were also excited to have him be involved.
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Batgirl 2: Star Leslie Grace Has Spoken to Filmmakers About Sequel

Actress Leslie Grace is set to star in the upcoming HBO Max film Batgirl, and in a recent interview with Variety, Grace teased she’s already ready for a sequel. “We got to see this first one first,” said Grace when asked when a second film might be on the way. “But there’s definitely some talks about what it could be. I’ve seen some of what we’ve shot, obviously in the playback and stuff like that, and it’s insane.”
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