Alicia Silverstone (Batman and Robin) praises Leslie Grace and, especially, the Batgirl costume that she will wear in the HBO Max movie

Alicia Silverstone (Batman and Robin) praises Leslie Grace and, especially, the Batgirl costume that she will wear in the HBO Max movie

The actress who played Batgirl in 1997 has been very positive when talking about the new iteration of the character that we will see in the new HBO Max movie.

Batman and Robin will be 25 years old this year and, however, the harshness with which it was received at the time by critics and the public continues to weigh on it.

The film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring George Clooney, Chris O’Donnell and Alicia Silverstone he was teased for aspects such as the nipple shields on the suits, and generally the end result of the film. The years position it as the worst Batman movie in history, although it has its audience, everything must be said.

Alicia Silverstone was in charge of giving life to Batgirl in that adaptation, where she was the alter ego of Barbara Wilson (not Gordon), the niece of alfred pennyworth.

Not since Batman and Robin has Batgirl returned to the big screen and, well, strictly speaking, she’s not going to either.

What he is going to have is his own movie, starring Leslie Grace and directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (Bad Boys for Life), but destined directly for HBO Max.

Talking with Comic Book MovieAlicia Silverstone has praised Leslie Grace and congratulated her on being cast as the new Batgirl.

But if something has especially caught the attention of Silverstone, it has been the new suit that Batgirl will wear in the HBO Max movie.

I think she’s going to be wonderful, and her outfit looks amazing. I’m sure she’s very excited. The suit looks much more comfortable than the one I wore, and much less vulnerable!!”

Accompanying Leslie Grace in Batgirl will be J K Simmonswho will repeat in the DC Extended Universe as the Sheriff Gordon. Michael Keaton will do the same as Batman, after his time on The Flash. Ivory Aquino will play Alysia Yeoh.

In villainy we will have the great brendan fraserwhich will cause problems by becoming Firefly (Firefly), DC’s arsonist villain.

There is no specific date for the premiere of Batgirl on HBO Maxbut it is expected to arrive at the end of 2022.

As for Batman and Robin, despite everything, to this day it is still defended tooth and nail by some people, such as Robert Pattinson.


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