The DCEU continues to evolve and grow their cinematic universe, with some great announcements for the franchise this year. In addition to a Nightwing movie in development, we also got a kick ass Justice League trailer which gave us all sorts of goodies for the upcoming film, showing that the DCEU is continuing its course correcting of their cinematic universe and no longer playing catch up with their friendly competition. The cherry on top came this week with word that Joss Whedon, the director of The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron as well as the former script doctor/creative consultant for Marvel Studios, is in talks to direct a solo Batgirl movie for Warner Bros. and DC Films.
While details are scarce, it will focus on Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Commissioner Gordon (who will be played by J.K. Simmons). Rumor is that we will get a hard-edged storyline echoing the “New 52” version of the character after she survives a spinal injury featured in The Killing Joke.
So who could possibly be playing the new heroine? As of now, no one is attached to the role, but there’s plenty of young actresses ripe for the role. So let’s take a look and a few who could absolutely nail the role. Click Next to take a look!