Brendan Fraser is joining upcoming DC motion picture Batgirl as a bad guy that must be familiar to some Batman fans.
Due date– amongst other industry trades– reports that Fraser will be depicting Firefly, a supervillain with a tendency for pyrotechnics and other flame-based tools.
Real name Garfield Lynns, Firefly initially showed up back in 1952 s Investigator Comic books 184 as the Human Firefly. Naturally, the personality has gone through numerous versions and adjustments ever since– and also even showed up semi-recently on consoles as an employer encounter in Batman: Arkham Origins as well as Batman: Arkham Knight.
The Hollywood Reporter s Borys Set has also reported that Sylvester Stallone (who has just recently bid the Expendables franchise a fond goodbye) was offered the function of Firefly yet things just didn t exercise.
Fraser, at the same time, is undertaking a long-overdue career renaissance. He s already played a component in a DC superhero series, depicting Robotic Man in the criminally underappreciated Doom Patrol. The Mummy star is likewise appearing alongside Leonardo DiCaprio as well as Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese s Killers of the Blossom Moon.
Batgirl is readied to stream on HBO Max, though no launch day has yet been announced. We do know, however, that ll be playing Barbara Gordon, AKA Batgirl: In the Levels star Leslie Elegance. The film will certainly be helmed by Bad Boys forever directorial duo Adil El Arbi as well as Billal Fallah. DC likewise has even more HBO Max projects in the jobs, including a Blue Beetle motion picture and also an Eco-friendly Lantern collection.
For much more on what DC depend on next, look into our guide to new superhero motion pictures.