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Rumors about Batgirl.


  • DEBUNKED: Lindsey Morgan will portray Batgirl.[1]
  • DEBUNKED: Joss Whedon will cast an unknown actress for Batgirl.
  • DEBUNKED: Priyanka Chopra is interest in playing Batgirl.[2][3]
  • DEBUNKED: Olivia Thirlby is being eyed to play Batgirl.[4]
  • DEBUNKED: Hailee Steinfeld will play Batgirl.[5][6]
  • DEBUNKED: Lindsay Lohan will play Batgirl.[7]
  • DEBUNKED: Katelyn Nacon will play Batgirl.[8][9]
  • DEBUNKED: Kristen Stewart will play Batgirl.[10]
  • DEBUNKED: Katherine Langford will play Batgirl.[11]
  • DEBUNKED: Zoey Deutch will play Batgirl.[12]
  • DEBUNKED: Karen Gillan will play Batgirl and will also direct the film.[13]
  • Ella Jay Basco will reprise her role as Cassandra Cain.
  • DEBUNKED: Marina Ruy Barbosa will play Batgirl.[14]
  • CONFIRMED: Leslie Grace will play Batgirl.[15]
  • Margot Robbie will reprise her role as Harley Quinn.[16]
  • CONFIRMED: Brendan Fraser will play either Firefly or Carmine Falcone.[17][18]
  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell will reprise her role as Dinah Lance/Black Canary.[19]
  • Dylan O'Brien, Jacob Elordi,  Joshua Bassett, Mena Massoud and Ludi Lin will be cast as Dick Grayson.[20][21]
  • Dylan O'Brien is cast as Nightwing.[22]



  • Barbara Gordon (Leslie Grace) returns to Gotham City after attending college and reunites with her father, James Gordon.
  • Barbara attempts to join the Gotham City Police Department against Gordon’s wishes, but ends up in a desk job as a computer analyst.
  • Barbara admires Batman, who has disappeared and the new generation of vigilantes he has inspired, particularly Dinah Lance/Black Canary.
  • Barbara trained martial arts in college. She begins to engage in vigilantism, aided by her transgender friend Alysia Yeoh.
  • Barbara investigates a series of fires and learns that the culprit is vengeful firefighter turned arsonist Garfield "Firefly" Lynns.
  • Meanwhile, Gordon joins forces with District Attorney Janice Porter to take down mobster Carmine Falcone.
  • Their case relies on the testimony of Falcone’s former enforcer Mickey Sullivan, so Carmine hires Firefly to eliminate them.
  • At the same time, Barbara develops a relationship with Alberto Romano, unaware that he is Carmine's estranged son.
  • Barbara foils Firefly’s attack on Porter in a makeshift batsuit, but fails to save Sullivan, attracting the attention of Bruce Wayne.
  • Bruce recruits Barbara through Dinah, who trains her, while Bruce provides her with a new suit and arsenal.
  • Barbara finds out about Alberto and urges him to stand against his father, Carmine, but he is reluctant, straining their relationship.
  • Firefly kidnaps James for Carmine. Barbara confronts them, saves her father, defeats Firefly and arrests Carmine.
  • Alberto ultimately testifies against Carmine, who is convicted, but he must then leave Gotham for the FBI's witness protection program.
  • Bruce reveals to Barbara that, he was once Batman and chooses her as his successor, Batgirl.
  • Meanwhile, Dinah is assigned by Bruce to investigate activity by the League of Assassins in Gotham, setting up her spin-off film.[25]


  • DEBUNKED: The film will be release in 2019.[26][27]
  • DEBUNKED: This could be one of the films to be release either on February 14, 2020 or June 5, 2020.[28]
  • DEBUNKED: The studio will have a female director for the film.[29]
  • DEBUNKED: Roxane Gay will write the film.[30]
  • DEBUNKED: Hope Larson will write the film.[31]
  • The film will be release in theatres instead of HBO Max.[32]


  1. Rumor: The 100's Lindsey Morgan Could Be Playing Batgirl
  2. [1]
  3. BAYWATCH Actress Priyanka Chopra Has Her Sights Set On A Superhero Role, Specifically BATGIRL
  5. BUMBLEBEE & PITCH PERFECT 3 Star Hailee Steinfeld Says She'd Love To Play BATGIRL
  6. Hailee Steinfeld Wants To Play Batgirl | MTV Movies
  7. Lindsay Lohan Is Campaigning To Play Barbara Gordon In Joss Whedon's BATGIRL Movie
  8. [2]
  9. Walking Dead Star Wants to Play Batgirl
  10. Batgirl: Warner Bros. Want Kristen Stewart To Play Barbara Gordon?
  11. Katherine Langford Rumored For Batgirl
  12. ‘Set It Up’ Star Zoey Deutch Wants To Play Batgirl For DC Films
  13. Avengers' Karen Gillan Wants to Star in (and Direct) a Batgirl Movie
  14. [3]
  15. ‘Batgirl’: Talent Lines Up To Test For Barbara Gordon Role
  16. Margot Robbie Reacts to Leslie Grace's Casting as Batgirl (Exclusive)
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 ‘Batgirl’: Brendan Fraser To Play Villain In New Warner Bros And DC Pic Starring Leslie Grace
  18. ‘Batgirl’ Enlists Brendan Fraser as Villain
  19. 19.0 19.1 [4]
  20. [5]
  22. BATGIRL Rumored To Set Up A Future NIGHTWING Movie - Has Dick Grayson Been Cast?
  23. BATGIRL Set Photo Teases Plans For The Villainous Hugo Strange In Rebooted DC Extended Universe
  24. BATGIRL Set Photos Seemingly Tease The Introduction Of The Court Of Owls And Vicki Vale
  25. [6]
  26. Rumor: Warner Bros. To Release Four Batman Movies In One Year
  27. Batgirl Should Be the Next DCEU Female Superhero Movie
  28. Warner Bros. Has Dated Two More UNTITLED DC FILMS For 2020 - Are CYBORG & GREEN LANTERN CORPS In Jeopardy?
  29. Warner Bros. Wants a Female Director for DC’s Batgirl Movie
  30. Roxane Gay Wants To Write Batgirl, And WB Is Interested
  31. [7]
  32. Batgirl Movie May Move From Streaming To Theaters Due To WB Changes