Actress Leslie Grace will be in charge of portraying Batgirl in the solo film that she will star in the DCEU.
Singer Leslie Grace it has become famous thanks to its music and the film In a New York neighborhood (In the Heights) of 2021. But you will receive worldwide recognition when you play one of the most popular characters in DC Comics, since it will star in the adaptation of Batgirl.
In a recent interview Leslie Grace said: “It was an incredible moment. When I mean amazing, I mean the textbook definition of, I couldn’t believe it. In fact, my brain was broken when I received the news. The directors called me and the producers were on the line. They called me on the pretext, or put me on a Zoom link under the pretext that I was doing a final test, that this was just another step in the process. It was noon, I looked crazy and they told me: Talk on the phone very fast; this could be a final test or some news or something. So I get on and only see our two directors, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, who are so sweet. They said: Yeah, we just want to do this final test, but at the bottom I can see that there are eight contestants, and it’s recording, and I say, Okay, I don’t know what this is. And then they told me like: We just want you to read this text, we will send it to your email. And I open it up and it says: I’m Batgirl! I love Adil and he broke my brain. “
They had done this before.
Warner Bros. did the same trick when Sasha street was chosen as Supergirl in the movie The Flash. Interestingly, the castings of Sasha street and Leslie Grace are innovative for the universe of DC Comics since it will be the first time Supergirl and Batgirl They are played by non-Caucasian actresses.