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HBO Max's Batgirl Movie Has Cast Ivory Aquino As Alysia Yeoh

In an exclusive newsbreak, Deadline has announced that the upcoming "Batgirl" movie has added Ivory Aquino ("When We Rise," "Lingua Franca") to the cast, and those who speculated the character calling for "Alanna" was actually for the comic book character Alysia Yeoh have been proven correct. Aquino joins the cast which includes Leslie Grace ("In the Heights"), J.K. Simmons ("Spider-Man: No Way Home"), Brendan Fraser ("The Mummy"), Michael Keaton ("Batman"), and Jacob Scipio ("Bad Boys for Life"...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, New York City, Gotham, Batgirl, Isabella, Barbara, Juliet, Desdemona, Aquino, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Brendan Fraser, Barbara Gordon, Lingua Franca


Batgirl Star Leslie Grace Reveals First Look At Her Costume

Despite being introduced into the "Batman" comic book series all the way back in 1967 (technically 1961, but I'm talking Barbara Gordon here), Batgirl is finally making her way into the live-action DC Extended Universe, with Leslie Grace set to play the iconic character in an exclusive film for HBO Max. Not to be confused with Batwoman, the Batgirl character has appeared in multiple animated series and "The Lego Batman Movie," but this is our first bonafide chance to see a live-action Batgirl si...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Instagram, Disney, Batgirl, Marvel Studios, Alicia Silverstone, Loki, Barbara, Nina, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Brendan Fraser, Barbara Gordon, Bad Boys For Life


Batgirl Movie Adds Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson, And Ethan Kai To The Cast

It's the Bat-Family's world, and we're just living in it. This year alone will see Robert Pattinson suit up for the first time as the Caped Crusader in Matt Reeves' Elseworlds-style DC film, "The Batman," before Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton reprise their respective versions of the Dark Knight in the fall's multiversal DCEU adventure, "The Flash." Keaton will also reportedly return as Bruce Wayne and his alter ego in Warner Bros. and DC Films' upcoming "Batgirl," with "In the Heights" breakout ...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Disney, Robert Pattinson, Batgirl, Steve Martin, Selena Gomez, Gotham City, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Cw


Michael Keaton Confirmed To Join The Cast Of Batgirl

"Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" feels like a very, very long time ago, doesn't it? Ever since starring in Alejandro G. Iñárritu's Best Picture-winning screed against superhero blockbusters, Michael Keaton has appeared in "Spider-Man: Homecoming" as Adrian Toomes/the Vulture, is set to reprise that very same role in Sony's upcoming "Morbius," and even added "The Flash" to his list of projects, marking his grand return to the famous Batman/Bruce Wayne role that made his casting i...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Sony, Batgirl, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Warner Bros, Birdman, Man Of Steel, Michael Keaton, Michael Shannon, Ezra Miller, Keaton, WB, Alejandro G Inarritu


Everything We Know About Ms. Marvel So Far

It's an exciting time to be a Kamala Khan fan. After winning over countless comic book readers through the years, the Pakistani-American teen is set to make her official live-action debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Among many other distinctions, the upcoming "Ms. Marvel" series will be the first Marvel property to focus on a Muslim character who chases her inspiration to become a superhero in her own right. The character's casting is authentic to the source material and was met with enthu...
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Over 25% Of Fans Are Most Excited For This Upcoming DC Movie

(Welcome to Survey Says, a feature where we conduct a movie-related survey for a random group of people and explain why they're completely right, completely wrong, or somewhere in-between.)It's been a rough couple of years at the movies, and though "The Suicide Squad" is the only new DC film releasing in 2021 (not including "Zack Snyder's Justice League"), fans still have a lot of reasons to be thrilled looking ahead. DC Films has quite a packed slate for the years to come, with release dates se...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Robert Pattinson, Diana, Suicide Squad, Justice League, Batgirl, Batman, Warner Bros, Jason Momoa, Michael Keaton, Jeffrey Wright, Shazam


Everything We Know About Batgirl So Far

It's hard to believe in light of the character's immense popularity over the years, but Batgirl has yet to make the leap from her comic book origins, small screen iterations, and even video game appearances to DC Universe feature films just yet ... in terms of live action, that is. At the very least, "The Lego Batman Movie" managed to do the character some modicum of justice! But all that's finally set to change with the upcoming "Batgirl," which will put Barbara Gordon in the spotlight she dese...
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Batgirl HBO Max Movie Casts Brendan Fraser As The Villain

The Brendan Fraser renaissance continues.The actor, who is still most famous for starring in Stephen Sommers' "The Mummy" trilogy, has been on an excellent run for the past few years, and now he's added yet another high-profile role to his dance card. According to Deadline, Fraser been cast as the villain in DC's "Batgirl," joining actress Leslie Grace in a superhero movie that's intended to debut on the HBO Max streaming service.Fraser is having a hell of a year, having already appeared in Stev...
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Batgirl Fans Are Convinced This Warner Bros. Casting Call Points To Alysia Yeoh

Not every movie bursts out onto the scene, fully formed, with a slick trailer and a release date. Most movies get stuck in a languorous zone of money issues, script re-writes, and casting problems. "Batgirl" was one of those films that had been hanging around in a state of limbo since Joss Whedon stepped away from the film circa 2018. Fortunately for fans who have been pining for some news, 2021 has seen a flurry of "Batgirl" activity. The movie is back in action with two directors, a brand new ...
Tags: Movies, News, Gotham, Batgirl, Joss Whedon, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Barbara Gordon, Gail Simone, Alanna, Yeoh, Batgirl Barbara Gordon, Alysia Yeoh, Kate Ringsell, Batgirl Fans Are Convinced This Warner Bros, Untitled Warner Bros Action Film


HBO Max’s Live-Action Batgirl Movie Adds Bad Boys for Life’s Jacob Scipio

According to Deadline, Bad Boys for Life actor Jacob Scipio has officially been tapped to star opposite Leslie Grace in HBO Max’s forthcoming live-action DC film Batgirl. Further details about his character are still being kept under wraps, but the superhero film will reunite Scipio with directing duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. The 28-year-old English actor will also next be seen in upcoming star-studded projects such as Netflix’s Toni Collette-led drama series Pieces of Her, and Lionsgate’...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Lionsgate, Action, Netflix, Streaming, George Clooney, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Nicolas Cage, Comic Book, Alicia Silverstone, Gordon, Warner Bros Pictures, Adil El Arbi


Bad Boys For Life Villain Jacob Scipio Joins The Cast Of Batgirl

According to Deadline, "Bad Boys For Life" baddie Jacob Scipio will star opposite Leslie Grace in Warner Bros. and DC Films "Batgirl." The role will see him re-teaming with "Bad Boys For Life" directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, who are helming the live-action "Batgirl" film for the HBO Max streaming service. The news comes on the heels of Saturday's jam-packed DC FanDome event, which revealed our first proper look at "Batgirl" via some some slick concept art for the upcoming movie.  An Un...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Robert Pattinson, Batgirl, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Jane The Virgin, Michael Keaton, Gina Rodriguez, Ezra Miller, Loki, Gordon, Simmons


First Batgirl Concept Art Shows Leslie Grace's Barbara Gordon Watching Over Gotham

"Batgirl" has had a long and complicated journey to the big screen, but the latest addition to DC's live action slate is finally coming together. Amongst the many treats presented at the DC FanDome event was our first look at the concept art for the upcoming "Batgirl" film, along with some very interesting tidbits from the cast and crew behind the project."Batgirl" made headlines earlier this year for its eventful casting process, which floated the names of many exciting Hollywood up-and-comers....
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Gotham, Batgirl, Barbara, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Barbara Gordon, Christina Hodson, El Arbi, Fallah, Leslie Grace, Barbara Gordon Watching Over Gotham


Batgirl Concept Art & Costume Details Revealed for HBO Max Film

Batgirl concept art was revealed during DC FanDome showing off how Barbara Gordon will look in the upcoming HBO Max film. It was confirmed that the film’s version of Batgirl will wear a cowl and will have the character’s signature red hair as well. Check out the Batgirl concept art below: RELATED: Leslie Grace to Star as Barbara Gordon in DC & Warner Bros.’ Batgirl Batgirl will center on Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon. The character ...
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Upcoming HBO Max Movies To Keep An Eye On

HBO Max launched relatively late into the streaming wars. Despite the fact that it's dealing with heavy competition and some major growing pains -- primarily in the shape of a clunky and difficult to manage interface -- the service has a robust list of films and series, made up of a healthy amount of, well, everything. HBO Max has anime, classic films, DC animation, HBO's impressive and historic line up, and new, original programming, which spans indie films to more commercial outings. HBO Max m...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Neil Gaiman, America, Gotham, Chicago, Netflix, Broadway, Shailene Woodley, Steven Soderbergh, Batgirl, Steve Martin, Mars, Batman


Batgirl Brings In Loki Composer, Can We Hope For Some Sweet Theremin Action?

Natalie Holt, the composer who gave such "glorious purpose" to "Loki" this summer on Disney+, has confirmed via her Twitter account that her next project is the upcoming "Batgirl" movie for HBO Max. After providing Marvel Studios with one of its best original scores, Holt will now be going to work for the Distinguished Competition, DC, on another superhero-related project.Holt started out as a classical violinist before transitioning into film and television work as a composer. She pulled out al...
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New Batgirl Actress Leslie Grace Says Being Cast 'Actually Broke' Her Brain

"In The Heights" breakout star Leslie Grace is our new Batgirl — and the story of how she was given the part is enough to make someone think fairy tales are real and all dreams come true.The Bronx native revealed to Variety that she got on a last-minute Zoom call with the HBO Max film's creative team for a final casting test, which turned into a sweet moment where the filmmakers asked her to read an email from them out loud."I open it and it says, 'I'm Batgirl'... and my brain broke," the singer...
Tags: Movies, News, Batgirl, Bronx, Variety, Leslie, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, SlashFilm, Christina Hodson, Leslie Grace, HBO Max, Barbara Gordon That, Batichica


Superhero Bits: Animated Injustice Movie Trailer, James Gunn Debunks A Peacemaker Cameo Rumor & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:Watch the trailer for the animated "Injustice" movie coming in OctoberJames Gunn debunks a rumor about the first season of "Peacemaker"Get ready for "Batman: The Audio Advent...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Superman, Dc Comics, Turkey, Earth, Batgirl, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Man Of Steel, Jeffrey Wright, Catwoman


Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Teases Our First Look at a New Hero

New pictures from Venom: Let There Be Carnage give us a look at new and returning friends. Manifest will, well, manifest for one last time on Netflix. The streamer’s new Wednesday Addams show rounds out its cast. Plus, what’s coming on Fantasy Island’s finale and Day of the Dead. Spoilers, get! Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Instagram, Netflix, Jasper, Martin Freeman, Batgirl, Maggie, Bill Pullman, Day Of The Dead, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Leslie Jordan, Cam, Lewis, HARRIS


The Script For The Batgirl Movie Has Been Completed

The "Batgirl" movie has gone through a lot of trials and tribulations. Joss Whedon used to be attached to a DC theatrical release about Barbara Gordon's superhero alias, but that fell to the wayside in 2018 when the writer-director stepped away from the project.WarnerMedia returned to "Batgirl" after Whedon's departure. This May, the company announced that it will be producing a straight-to-HBO Max feature directed by "Bad Boys For Life" directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah with a script pen...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Instagram, Robert Pattinson, Batgirl, Batman, Johnson, Jason Momoa, Joss Whedon, Gordon, Adam, Barbara, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, J K Simmons


Batgirl's Bat-Signal to Be Lit By J.K. Simmons' Commissioner Gordon

When J.K. Simmons plays an authoritative figure in a superhero movie, he doesn’t let anything take that role away. He’s not just J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man films, he reprised the role in the Marvel Studios Spider-Man films. He’s Commissioner Gordon in Zack Snyder’s Justice League and now, he’ll return…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Oscar, Justice League, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Birds Of Prey, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Marvel Studios, Gordon, Sam Raimi, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Zack Snyder


J.K. Simmons in Talks to Return as Commissioner Gordon for Batgirl

Legendary actor and Oscar winner J.K. Simmons is reportedly ready to return to Gotham, as Deadline has reported that the actor is in negotiations to reprise his role as Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming HBO Max Batgirl film.   RELATED: Leslie Grace to Star as Barbara Gordon in DC & Warner Bros.’ Batgirl Simmons first appeared in the role for Zack Snyder’s 2017 movie Justice League, but with the DC Extended Universe taking a bit of a break from connected films after that, Simmons’ role was lef...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Action, Gotham, Streaming, Justice League, Batgirl, George Clooney, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Comic Book, Alicia Silverstone, Gordon, Simmons


‘Batgirl’ Might See the Return of J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon

J. K. Simmons might be heading back to the DC Extended Universe as Commissioner Gordon. Per new reports, the Oscar-winning actor is in negotiations to reprise his role in HBO Max’s Batgirl. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Simmons is in talks with HBO Max to play Gordon once again. He first played the role of Batman’s favorite police chief in 2017’s Justice League and was in Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut as well. We don’t know much about the upcoming Batgirl feature, other than In the...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, News, Justice League, Batgirl, Batman, Chris Pratt, Gordon, Simmons, Adil El Arbi, Zack Snyder, J K Simmons, J Jonah Jameson, Christina Hodson


DC’s New Batgirl Has Been Found in Leslie Grace

Warner Bros.’ expansion of the Bat-wing of its myriad plans for the DC movieverse just took a major leap forward: a new cinematic Barbara Gordon has been found, and it’s In the Height’s Leslie Grace.Read more...
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Leslie Grace to Star as Barbara Gordon in DC & Warner Bros.’ Batgirl

Leslie Grace has landed the role of Barbara Gordon in DC and Warner Bros.’ upcoming film Batgirl, according to Deadline . The actress, who recently starred in a breakout role in Jon M. Chu’s In the Heights, reportedly tested for the part this week . RELATED: Jason Momoa Starts Filming Aquaman 2 Today, Teases Hair Color Change Batgirl will center on Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon. The character was first seen in the 1967 Batman series with the lat...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Action, Streaming, Batgirl, George Clooney, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Comic Book, Alicia Silverstone, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Barbara Gordon, Yvonne Craig


‘Batgirl’ Actresses Testing for Lead Role This Week – Here’s Who Could Don the Cape and Cowl

Warner Bros. has never known exactly what to do with the Barbra Gordon character in its live-action Batman movies. Alicia Silverstone’s leather jacket-clad iteration from Batman & Robin didn’t make the splash the studio was hoping for, but nearly 25 years later, WB is finally ready to put this character in the spotlight with a solo Batgirl movie. No one has been cast in the upcoming film quite yet, but studio executives are evidently expecting to test a group of performers for the lead role thi...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Dc, Warner Bros, Richard Linklater, Joss Whedon, Cape, Dora, Alicia Silverstone, Gordon, Richardson, Corey Hawkins, WB, Nina, Merced


Titans Season 3 Gives Us Batgirl in a Wheelchair

Barbara Gordon. Batgirl. Oracle. No matter what name she’s using, she’s one of the most famous DC Comics characters of all time. While she’s made a few live-action appearances, her latest will come in the form of HBO Max’s Titans and now we have our first look at her.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, Batgirl, Birds Of Prey, Batman, Bob, Warner Bros, Brenton Thwaites, Oracle, Joss Whedon, Robin, Alicia Silverstone, Potter


DC’s ‘Blue Beetle’ Movie Might Be Heading Straight to HBO Max

Warner Bros. might be sending Blue Beetle straight to streaming. The Latino-led superhero movie will reportedly join Batgirl as an HBO Max release, per a new report, which means two of Warner’s minority-led DC Comics releases might skip theaters altogether. Buried in a report from the Los Angeles Times on the state of Warner Bros. amid the looming Discovery merger was the news that the Blue Beetle movie release has been set for an HBO Max debut. Here is the line in the report: Additionally, ...
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Daily Podcast: New Batman & Superman Shows, a Harry Potter TV Series, Batgirl Movie, Green Lantern Casting, and More

On the May 20, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Knives Out 2 , a Harry Potter TV series, the Batgirl movie, Batman and Superman animated series, and Green Lantern casting. Opening Banter :    In The News : Ben: ‘Knives Out 2’ Adds Rom-Com Queen Kate Hudson to the Cast ‘Knives Out 2’ Adds ‘Hamilton’ and ‘One Night in Miam...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Superman, Harry Potter, Miami, Kate Hudson, Hamilton, Jeremy Irvine, Ben, J J Abrams, Ben Pearson, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Clark Kent, Leslie Odom Jr, Lois Lane


The Batgirl Movie Just Added 2 Bad Boys Directors

With new movies featuring Batman, Superman, and Supergirl all on the way, one more name had to be added to the list. And now she has. After years in limbo, Batgirl is back and it just picked up its directors in Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Superman, Dc Comics, Batgirl, Ms Marvel, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, Supergirl, Batman Superman, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Hodson, Adil, Bad Boys, Fictional Characters


Batgirl: Bad Boys for Life’s Adil El Arbi & Bilal Fallah to Helm DC Film for WB

(Photo by Jemal Countess/FilmMagic via Getty Images) Warner Bros.’ DC feature Batgirl has found its directors in the form of Bad Boys for Life duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie, reportedly planned for HBO Max, is written by Christina Hodson (Bumblebee, Birds of Prey, The Flash) and produced by Kristin Burr (Cruella). RELATED: James Gunn: Starro Isn’t The Suicide Squad’s Only Villain Batgirl will center on Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Gotham Ci...
Tags: Movies, Action, Gotham, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Batgirl, George Clooney, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Robin, Comic Book, Alicia Silverstone, Christina