Batgirl (unreleased movie)

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Batgirl
Directed byAdil El Arbi
Bilall Fallah
Screenplay byChristina Hodson
Based on
Batgirl
by
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyJohn Mathieson
Music byNatalie Holt
Production
companies
Distributed byHBO Max
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Batgirl is an unreleased American superhero movie. It was based on the DC Comics character Barbara Gordon / Batgirl. It would have been part of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).[1] ​The movie is being directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah.

It starred Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon / Batgirl, J. K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon and Brendan Fraser as the movie's villain Firefly with Michael Keaton as Batman / Bruce Wayne.[2][3] Ivory Aquino would have played Alysia Yeoh, a transgender bartender and Barbara Gordon's best friend.[4]

On August 2, 2022, it was announced that Warner Bros. cancelled the release of the movie and it would not be shown in theaters or on HBO Max.[5][6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rubin, Rebecca (October 25, 2021). "Brendan Fraser to Play Villain in 'Batgirl' Movie". Variety. Retrieved October 25, 2021.
  2. Couch, Aaron; Kit, Borys (July 21, 2021). "'Batgirl' Casts 'In The Heights' Star Leslie Grace as Superhero". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on July 21, 2021. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
  3. Kit, Borys; Galuppo, Mia (July 29, 2021). "'Batgirl' Movie: J. K. Simmons in Talks to Return to Batman Universe as Commissioner Gordon (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on July 29, 2021. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  4. Grobar, Matt (January 24, 2022). "'Batgirl': Ivory Aquino To Play Alysia Yeoh In HBO Max Movie". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on January 25, 2022. Retrieved January 24, 2022.
  5. Oddo, Marco Vito (August 2, 2022). "'Batgirl' Reportedly Won't Be Released, Despite $90 Million Production". Collider. Archived from the original on August 2, 2022. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  6. Vary, Adam B. (August 2, 2022). "'Batgirl' Film Axed by Warner Bros., Won't Be Released on Any Platform". Variety. Retrieved August 2, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. Couch, Aaron (August 2, 2022). "'Batgirl' and 'Scoob!: Holiday Haunt' Scrapped at Warner Bros. Amid Cost-Savings Push". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on August 2, 2022. Retrieved August 2, 2022.