Leslie Grace, star of ‘Batgirl,’ reacts to Warner Bros.’ decision to cancel the film: ‘Like deflating a balloon,’ says one.
Leslie Grace, star of “Batgirl,” has spoken out after Warner Bros. cancelled the release of her superhero film after filming had already begun.
The actress, 28, told Variety in a Monday article that she didn’t find out about the news until it was published online.
“I discovered it like the rest of you,” she explained. “And then my phone started exploding.”
In August, Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav confirmed that “Batgirl,” which was nearly finished and set to debut on HBO Max, had been cancelled.
“We will not release a film unless we believe in it. That’s all there is to it “At the time, Zaslav stated. “With DC, we believe we want to pivot, elevate, and focus… our job is to protect the DC brand.”
Grace had this to say about the decision.
What advice would Leslie Grace give to young Latinas?
“Your journey is not a mistake,” she explained. “That everything in your journey has the potential to be transformative, inspirational, and aspirational for someone you may not even know. I’ve learned that you can choose to learn from things and transform them into something positive for you, or you can be down in the dumps, to which I would say, ‘Just keep going no matter what the obstacle is. If you have a passion for something, don’t let anyone or anything tell you that you aren’t worthy, capable, or have the potential to accomplish what you know you are capable of.'”