Leslie Grace is having a pretty good year. The singer and actress had a breakout moment when she played Nina in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s film adaptation. In The Heights, which premieres in theaters and on HBO Max in June. After that performance – her first in a major movie – Grace reported was cast as Barbara Gordon in the upcoming Warner Bros. and DC Films Bat girl.
Grace, who has not yet commented on her new role, is a New York native who has three Latin Grammy Award nominations. She released her first album in 2009 and gained huge attention after releasing the bilingual cover of Shirelles’ “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” in 2012.
inside Bat girl In the film, Commissioner Jim Gordon’s daughter, Barbara Gordon, will assume the identity of Batgirl. The film, which will premiere exclusively on HBO Max, will be directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, who previously directed Ugly for life and is also set to direct Beverly Hills Cop 4. Christina Hodson, who previously wrote Brides of Prey for WB and DC, will write the script. There is currently no date to start filming or other casting decisions, nor whether Grace will sing and dance as Batgirl in the film (though probably not).
https://decider.com/2021/07/21/leslie-grace-to-star-as-barbara-gordon-in-batgirl/ | Leslie Grace to Star As Barbara Gordon In ‘Batgirl’