New twist in the “Batgirl”-saga. At the beginning of this year, Warner Bros has the project stop, now it seems that the adventures of the DC Comics heroine is now on the big screen. The story is now written by Christina Hodson, filmcrew, screenplay writer of the new “Bumblebee”, a spin-off of the Transformers”franchise. That writes Hollywood Reporter. Hodson is also involved in “Birds of Prey”, another spin-off in which “Batgirl”.
Before, it was Joss Whedon, who directed the first two “Avengers”, has been appointed to create the film. That left, however, the project in February, when he indicated that he is not a good story. Whedon directed “Justice League” after Zach Snyder due to personal circumstances the project left.
Barbra Gordon, aka “Batgirl”, is the daughter of commissioner Gordon, is a recurring character in the adventures of the “Batman”. The heroine was first performed by Alicia Silverstone in 1997, in “Batman and Robin” by Joel Schumacher. After “Wonder Woman” would be “Batgirl”, the second film in the DC universe with a female lead character can be.