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New Batgirl found In the Heights

Leslie Grace to play title role in the DC Comics Superhero flick!

“In the Heights” actress Leslie Grace has beaten Haley Lu Richardson (“Five Feet Apart”), “Buffaloed” actress Zoey Deutch and Isabella Merced (“Instant Family”) for the role of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl in HBO Max’s upcoming film.

Based on the DC comics character, “Batgirl” will be directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, and written be “Birds of Prey” scribe Christina Dodson.

In addition to her acting work, Grace is a musician – and has several Latin Grammy Award nominations to back up her claim.

“Batgirl” will air in the U.S on HBO Max, and likely in theaters as well.

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