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Brendan Fraser is set to join Leslie Grace in Warner Bros and DC Films’ ‘Batgirl’, revealed Deadline.

Although not confirmed, sources believe Fraser would play the supervillain Firefly in the pic. Jacob Scipio also recently joined the cast, with Grace on board to play Barbara Gordon, aka Batgirl. ‘Bad Boys for Life’ directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are helming the feature.

The film will debut on HBO Max, marking one of the first major DC properties to debut exclusively on the streamer. Christina Hodson penned the script with Kristin Burr producing.

While plot details are under wraps, it is known that Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Commissioner Gordon, will be the character behind the cape in this version.

After a hiatus from film roles, Fraser has been seeing some success in the world of television with roles in ‘The Affair’, ‘Trust’ and ‘Doom Patrol’.

‘The Mummy’ actor will also play the lead role in Darren Aronofsky’s next film ‘The Whale’, which is currently in post-production.

Martin Scorsese cast him for a key role in his next film ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. He was also recently seen in Steven Soderbergh’s ‘No Sudden Move’.