DC’s upcoming film Batgirl has completed its filming and fans are dying to know when the film will hit the theatres. The film is based on DC Comics’ character Barbara Gordon a.k.a the Batgirl who is the daughter of Gotham’s Police Commissioner James Gordon. Film Batgirl will star actor Leslie Grace in the titular role of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl. Read below to know more about Batgirl release date.
Since the DC feature Batgirl has completed filming, fans are already speculating the return of the character in a following sequel. Speaking to Variety, actor Leslie Grace revealed that the makers are already thinking about what will happen next with Barbara Gordon.
“We’ve already been talking about where do we take this from here because there’s so much that happens in this film. There are a lot of different themes in the plot that we touch on. It’s not just the action. There’s a love story. There’s this father-daughter relationship. There’s looking at the world through a lens that isn’t just black and white and seeing the color and the spectrum between things,” she mentioned in the interview with Variety.
Batgirl cast will include Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl, J.K. Simmons as James Gordon, Michael Keaton as Batman, Brendan Fraser will be seen as Firefly and Ivory Aquino as Alysia Yeoh. Jacob Scipio, Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson and Ethan Kai will also join the cast in unknown roles.
DC’s Batgirl film is directed by Bad Boys for Life’s Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi and written by Christina Hodson who is known for Birds of Prey and Flash.
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Throwing light on his role of James Gordon, actor J.K. Simmons mentioned while speaking to Deadline that his character will have a bigger role in the film. He said, “What appealed to me about this movie was from Jim Gordon’s point of voice, it’s really more a story about him as a guy and as a father and not just about the guy who’s turning on the Bat Signal and trying to keep the citizens of Gotham safe-although that’s obviously also a part of the story.”
Batgirl Release Date
Batgirl is set to premiere on streaming platform HBO Max. However, there is no official Batgirl release date as of yet.