Batgirl casts Ivory Aquino to play first trans character in DC film
By: PTI | Los Angeles |
January 25, 2022 5: 05: 02 pm
Ivory Aquino in Lapsis. (Photograph: msivoryaquino/Instagram)
When We Upward push actor Ivory Aquino has been roped in to essay the position of Alysia Yeoh in upcoming DC Silly film Batgirl. In step with Deadline, Yeoh’s look will impress the first time a are living-stream film adaptation of a DC Comics title will characteristic an openly trans character.
The character, which first regarded in a 2011 distress of Batgirl written by Gail Simone and penciled by Ardian Sya, is the most attention-grabbing friend of the titular superhero aka Barbara Gordon.
The film, space at HBO Max, also parts actors Leslie Grace, J.K. Simmons, Brendan Fraser, Michael Keaton and Jacob Scipio.
Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are directing the film.
Aquino, a transgender in exact existence, is easiest identified for her performance in the Netflix series When They Gaze Us and Tales of the Metropolis moreover to ABC’s When We Upward push.
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