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George of the Jungle vs. Batgirl!

Brendan Fraser joins the cast of Warner Bros’ “Batgirl”

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Comeback king Brendan Fraser has swung in from his vine to nab a plum villain role in Warner’s forthcoming “Batgirl” movie.

Leslie Grace will play Barbara Gordon aka Batgirl in the film, which will first premiere on Warner’s HBO Max service. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are helming.

The star of such hit films as “The Mummy” and “George of the Jungle” has bounced back in recent years with a strong of notable TV and film  turns in the likes of “No Sudden Move”, “Killers of the Flower Moon” and Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale”.

While Fraser’s role hasn’t been revealed, insiders tip it’s for either Carmine Falcone or Firefly.

Michael Keaton is rumoured to be reprising his Caped Crusader role for “Batgirl” while J.K Simmons has officially signed to reprise Commissioner Gordon.

Via ‘Deadline

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