Leslie Grace is reaching new heights. The singer/songwriter and actor, known for her breakout role in In the Heights, is joining the DC Universe as Barbara Gordon aka Batgirl, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Bad Boys for Life filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are directing Batgirl, from a script by Christina Hodson, the DC mainstay behind Birds of Prey and the upcoming The Flash. Kristin Burr is producing.
In addition to acting, Grace has made a name for herself in the world of music, receiving three Latin Grammy Award nominations and scoring two top 10 hits ("Will U Still Love Me Tomorrow" and "Be My Baby") on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart.