Brendan Fraser has been cast in the upcoming DCEU Batgirl movie and you won’t believe who he will be playing!
He will play the character of Firefly. In the comics he has become a sociopath with a passion for pyrotechnics to which it is believed this is how he will be portrayed in the movie.
Batgirl isn’t Fraser’s first project in the DC universe, he currently voices a character on the HBO Max superhero TV show “Doom Patrol. Not much is known about the plot of the movie and the casting details except Barbara Gordon/Batgirl will be played by Leslie Grace with J.K. Simmons returning to portray Barbara’s father, Jim Gordon, after first playing the character in Zack Snyder’s Justice League.
Filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (Bad Boys For Life) will direct the Batgirl movie and Christina Hodson (Bumblebee, The Flash) is writing the screenplay.
“Batgirl” is set to premiere on WarnerMedia’s streaming service HBO Max sometime in 2022. The project is one of the first major DC Comics properties to skip theaters in favor of streaming.