Batgirl (movie)

upcoming in 2022 US superhero film

Batgirl is an upcoming American superhero movie. It is based on the DC Comics character Barbara Gordon / Batgirl. It will be released on HBO Max and is part of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).[1] ​The movie is being directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah.

Directed byAdil El Arbi
Bilall Fallah
Screenplay byChristina Hodson
Based on
Produced by
CinematographyJohn Mathieson
Music byNatalie Holt
Distributed byHBO Max
Release date
  • 2022 (2022)
CountryUnited States

It stars stars Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon / Batgirl, J. K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon and Brendan Fraser as the movie's villain Firefly with Michael Keaton as Batman / Bruce Wayne.[2][3] Ivory Aquino will play Alysia Yeoh, a transgender bartender and Barbara Gordon's best friend.[4]


  1. Rubin, Rebecca (October 25, 2021). "Brendan Fraser to Play Villain in 'Batgirl' Movie". Variety. Retrieved October 25, 2021.
  2. Couch, Aaron; Kit, Borys (July 21, 2021). "'Batgirl' Casts 'In The Heights' Star Leslie Grace as Superhero". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on July 21, 2021. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
  3. Kit, Borys; Galuppo, Mia (July 29, 2021). "'Batgirl' Movie: J. K. Simmons in Talks to Return to Batman Universe as Commissioner Gordon (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on July 29, 2021. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  4. Grobar, Matt (January 24, 2022). "'Batgirl': Ivory Aquino To Play Alysia Yeoh In HBO Max Movie". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on January 25, 2022. Retrieved January 24, 2022.