Despite the fact that her work has been predominately on television, she certainly has star power. For more on Batgirl's history,. The superheroine is getting her own standalone movie from filmmaker. After Whedon left, word broke that Warner Bros. Leighton Meester came into prominence in 2007 with Gossip Girl, a show praised for the way it showcased the hedonistic lives of Upper East Side teenagers. Blu-ray box for Warner Bros.
The new project originated in the past month following a meeting between Whedon, Berg and Johns. That and, you know, directing two of the highest grossing comic book movies of all time. So, will Whedon want to start his film with a Batgirl who already suffered some sort of severe physical injury and spent time as Oracle, but is returning to her prior role as a costumed vigilante? An extremely theatrical as Bane is amusing front to back, and a nuke with a countdown clock on it will never get old. Cue the news surrounding Batgirl and Whedon's involvement, and Morgan has taken to not just re-Tweeting stories about the film, but posts suggesting she's been cast as Barbara Gordon. Affleck released the following statement about his decision, suggesting that he and Warner Bros. But it was great that other writers rallied around the character and developed a new future for her, to overcome the misuse of her arc in the past and to empower her as not just a new type of hero but to in fact turn her into a mentor of other heroes — a role typically reserved for Batman within the bat-world.
Per The Wrap, Affleck previously stated that the will likely be The Batman. Batgirl would be a great opportunity for Mara to branch out into a blockbuster film. The project will also feature other characters from the world of Gotham. Somebody who is willing to go the distance. The past few years have been huge for Alicia Vikander, who starred in critical darlings Ex Machina and The Danish Girl. Mulligan went on to star in other critically acclaimed films, such as Drive, Shame, and Inside Llewyn Davis. If that remains the case hereon out and Wonder Woman is a big-enough hit to get a sequel quickly green-lit, then it seems that.
After winning an Oscar for her performance in La La Land, Stone is the Hollywood darling of the moment. At 31 years old, would also be playing an older Batgirl, though the actress can certainly pull off a younger age. This version is still not great especially at three freaking hours , but it's a monumental improvement over the theatrical version. These films have given her experience with action sequences and being in a major blockbuster. Batgirl is one of the most popular superheroes in the world, but has never gotten her own movie. While Barbara Gordon, daughter of Commissioner Gordon and superhero sleuth in her own right, is the best known Batgirl, several other characters have taken over the mantle over the years. More on the new Batgirl movie writer below.
Ben Affleck as Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Warner Bros. In May of 2016, a new rumor from Birth. The only thing we know for sure is that the story will focus on Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Commissioner Gordon. Box office figures and tallies based on data via , , and. Honorable Mention: She may not necessarily look the part as much as Rose Leslie does, but 19-year-old would be an inspired choice. The Divergent franchise has not had the kind of box office performance as was predicted.
But the sight of a powerless Clark getting beat up in a diner made Superman as sympathetic as he's ever been. In 2015, she starred in The Witch, a horror film set in the 1630s yes, the 1630s , which became a critical darling. So, it's really a win-win. Toby Emmerich, president and chief content officer of Warner Bros. First introduced as a sidekick to Batwoman in 1961, Batgirl — or Bat-Girl, as she was called — was a socialite by the name of Betty Kane. But unlike the two previous actresses, Steinfeld has been nominated for an Oscar.
Christina Hodson, who wrote the upcoming Transformers spinoff Bumblebee, will pen the film for Warner Bros. She has also earned two Academy Award nominations for her performances in Carol and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Also Read: Whedon has not, thus far, responded to the tweet — at least not publicly. That isn't to take anything away from Morgan's performances in the past, since her turn as 'Raven' has demonstrated most of the qualities that a version of Barbara Gordon would be expected to embody. Whedon can create kick-ass female superheroes who are still relatable, so that makes Whedon an A+ choice for a standalone Batgirl film.
Yes, Batgirl is traditionally a white woman, but Hollywood is constantly whitewashing so maybe it's time they pay it back. Regardless, Leighton Meester was a standout on the series for her way of delivering quick, clever lines and painfully emotional scenes. While the success of Split may be mostly due to 's plot and the marketing of the film, Taylor-Joy held her own in the blockbuster. Zoe Kravitz has also had smaller roles in franchises, playing Angel Salvadore in X-Men: First Class and Christina in the Divergent series. In Batgirl 45, Barbara Gordon said that she was 18 years old when she was Batgirl. She's more or less unknown, which sometimes works better when casting a huge superhero role. Or will it simply be a version of Barbara Gordon heavily inspired by the personality and style of the stories from the New 52, including certain plot points, while lacking the specific background about her injury and time as Oracle? It was his first movie, so that's not surprising.