Doom Patrol’s Brendan Fraser is going to star in Batgirl, but …

Brendan Fraser Doom Patrol
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The actor of the DC series will play the villain of the upcoming HBO Max movie.

We are still far from a universe shared between the DC superheroes of the HBO Max platform! The film Batgirl, in production, with Leslie Grace (In the Heights) in the title role, has just added Brendan Fraser to its casting, reports Deadline. To play Robotman, the metal giant of Doom Patrol, which he has played for three seasons on the same network?

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Not at all. The ex-star of The Mummy will not come as a neighbor. This is not a crossover that is planned, since Fraser, will not be playing the role of Cliff Steele, the former professional racing driver he plays in. Doom Patrol. In place, Brendan Fraser is expected to play the villain, possibly Firefly, an enemy of Batman, who wears an insulating suit equipped with a flamethrower as well as wings that allow him to fly.

It is therefore he who should give a hard time to Batgirl, in this film written by Christina Hodson (Birds of Prey) and directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (Bad Boys for Life). Recall that JK Simmons will return day Commissioner Gordon, the father of Barbara … alias Batgirl. Released in 2022 on HBO Max.

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