Michael Keaton joins 'Batgirl', rumoured to reprise Batman role

Actor first played Bruce Wayne, also referred to as Batman, in Tim Burton’s 1989 film.

Entertainment Desk December 23, 2021

Hollywood A-lister Michael Keaton is all set to join Batgirl, reported Variety. The actor is predicted to reprise his function as Bruce Wayne also referred to as Batman, the character he originated in Tim Burton’s 1989 film. He will star alongside Leslie Grace, who’s enjoying the lead function.

Though plot particulars have been saved below wraps, the film revolves around Leslie whose actual identity is Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Gotham police commissioner Jim Gordon.

As beforehand introduced, Jk Simmons is returning to painting Jim Gordon after first enjoying the character in Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Brendan Fraser is enjoying the villainous Firefly, a sociopath with an ardour for pyrotechnics.

Batgirl does not have a precise launch date, although the movie is scheduled to debut on HBO Max in 2022. In the identical 12 months, Michael can be seen because of the Caped Crusader within the upcoming Warner Bros journey The Flash.

The movie, additionally that includes Ben Affleck as Batman and starring Ezra Miller because the title hero, is slated to land in theaters on November 4, 2022. It’s been 30 years since Keaton first donned the Batsuit, and at that point, he says he has been intrigued by the prospect of revisiting his iconic function.

“Just because I was curious didn’t mean I wanted to do it,” he clarified on the most recent episode of Variety’s Award Circuit podcast. “So it took a long time, frankly… I’m not just gonna say I’ll do it. It has to be good. And there has to be a reason.”

Batgirl is at present in manufacturing in London.

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