Who is Leslie Grace: Popular singer-actor Leslie Grace has been cast as a Batgirl in the upcoming DC movie. The Wrap, recently confirmed that Grace will play Barbara Gordon.
Isabella Merced, Zoey Deutch and Haley Lu Richardson also provided the screen testing for the upcoming HBO max movie. But Leslie Grace manages to get the part.
The actress shared her excitement at confirming the role. She wrote: “I am beyond EXCITED to embody Barbara Gordon, your #Batgirl! I can’t believe what I’m writing rn… THANK YOU DC for welcoming me to the family! I’m ready to give her everything I’ve got.”
I am beyond excited to embody Barbara Gordon, your #Batgirl ! I can’t believe what I’m writing rn… THANK YOU DC for welcoming me to the family! I’m ready to give her everything I’ve got! 🦇💜✨ https://t.co/muq9GuVVk6
— Leslie Grace (@lesliegrace) July 21, 2021
The new movie Batgirl is directed by Adil El Arabi and Bilal Falah, known for the 2020 Bad Boys for Life.
Who is Leslie Grace?
Leslie Grace Martinez is 25 years old, born on January 7, 1995 in the Bronx New York City. She spends her childhood in Florida. She started her singing career in 2012.
Her song had bilingual parts, leading it to chart in Billboard Tropical Songs and Billboard Latin Airplay.
In 2013 and 2015, the popular singer receives three Latin Grammy nominations for “Best Contemporary Tropical Album” and “Best Tropical Song”.
She was also nominated for “Song Artist of the Year” at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards. In addition, she won “Tropical Female Artist” at the Lo Nuestro Awards 2016.
The 26-year-old got her first acting breakthrough in an adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “In the Heights.” Playing Nina Rosario. The role earned her high praise from audiences and critics alike.
Batgirl was expected to have a show in Birds of Prey as she is an important part of the team, but later got her own movie.
According to DC Comics history, there are the most Batgirls out there, but Barbara Gordon is one of the popular ones in them, daughter of Gotham City Police Commissioner James Gordon.
It is not yet known whether Batman or other DC superheroes will make an appearance.
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