After Warner Bros.’ shocking announcement of the DC Comics film "Batgirl" being canceled, actress Leslie Grace — who was slated to play Barbara Gordon/Batgirl — is speaking out for the first time.
The "In the Heights" star took to Instagram on Wednesday and shared a series of movie images and footage from the set of the nearly $100 million superhero film, starting with the caption "Querida familia!" — meaning "Dear Family!" in Spanish. "On the heels of the recent news about our movie ‘Batgirl,’ I am proud of the love, hard work and intention all of our incredible cast and tireless crew put into this film over 7 months in Scotland," Grace remarked.
She continued to say how truly "blessed" she felt working with an incredible team on the project, and added a special note to all "Batgirl" fans: The DC Comics film "Batgirl" was set to feature "In the Heights" star Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl. (Getty Images) "To every Batgirl fan - THANK YOU for the love and belief, allowing me to take on the cape and become, as Babs said best, "my own damn hero!"#Batgirl for life!" View this post on Instagram A post shared by Leslie Grace (@lesliegrace) Grace’s comments come on the heels of a Warner Bros.
spokesperson confirming the DC Comics film was being nixed as its budget reportedly increased to more than $90 million amid COVID-19 delays and related shutdowns. "In the Heights" star Leslie Grace took to Instagram and shared a series of movie images and footage from the set of the superhero film "Batgirl." (Getty Images) "The decision to not release 'Batgirl' reflects our leadership’s strategic shift as it relates to the DC universe and HBO Max," a Warner Bros.Read more on foxnews.com