Who is Leslie Grace: A popular singer-actor Leslie Grace has been cast for a Batgirl in the upcoming DC film. The Wrap, recently confirmed that Grace will portrays Barbara Gordon.
Isabella Merced, Zoey Deutch, and Haley Lu Richardson also gave the screen-testing for the upcoming HBO max movie. But, Leslie Grace succeeds to get the role.
The actress shared her excitement about fastening the role. She wrote, “I am BEYOND EXCITED to embody Barbara Gordon, your #Batgirl ! I cannot believe what I’m writing rn… THANK YOU DC for welcoming to the family! I’m ready to give her all I’ve got”.
I am BEYOND EXCITED to embody Barbara Gordon, your #Batgirl ! I cannot believeeee what I’m writing rn… THANK YOU DC for welcoming to the family! I’m ready to give her all I’ve got! 🦇💜✨ https://t.co/muq9GuVVk6
— Leslie Grace (@lesliegrace) July 21, 2021
The new film Batgirl has been directed by Adil El Arabi and Bilal Falah, who is known for the 2020’s 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 began her singing career in 2012.
Her song had bilingual parts, which enabled it to chart on Billboard Tropical Songs and Billboard Latin Airplay.
In 2013 and 2015, The popular singer gets three Latin Grammy nominations for “Best Contemporary Tropical Album” and “Best Tropical Song”.
In the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, she was also nominated for “Song Artist of the Year”. In addition, she won “Tropical Female Artist” at the 2016 Lo Nuestro Awards.
The 26-year-old got her first break in acting in an adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “In the Heights.” playing Nina Rosario. Through the role, she got much praise from the audience and critics.
Batgirl was expected to have a show in Birds of Prey as she is an important part of the team but was later given her own film.
As per the DC Comics history, there are most Batgirls, but Barbara Gordon is one of the popular in them, daughter of Gotham City Police Commissioner James Gordon.
It is not yet revealed whether Batman or any other DC superheroes will appear.
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