In The Heights Star Leslie Grace Lands Role Of Batgirl In New DC Movie

This girl is a STAR!

The singer-song writer and actress will play the iconic comic book character Batgirl in a stand alone DC movie.

Best known for her breakout role as Nina Rosario in the film adaption of Lin Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights, Leslie Grace is a rising star and has just landed another major movie role.

Sharing the news on Instagram Leslie wrote, “Barbara Gordon at your service…🦇 It is my honor to be your new #Batgirl! Barbara Gordon, tu #Batichica, aquí para servirle con mucho honor! 🦇”.

 

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She also shared her excitement on twitter saying, “I am BEYOND EXCITED to embody Barbara Gordon, your ! 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!”

Barbara Gordon is the most famous version of Bat Girl from the DC comics and has previously appeared in the 1997 film Batman and Robin, played by Alicia Silverstone.

Leslie Grace has been nominated for three Latin Grammy’s in the past and we have no doubt she will soon be scooping in the film award nom’s!

Looking forward to seeing what’s next for Leslie!

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