Leslie Grace shares behind-the-scenes footage from her smash hit ‘Batgirl’: ‘I couldn’t resist’

Actress Leslie Grace has shared never-before-seen footage from her filming trip Batgirlwhich was acquired by Warner Bros. (Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Leslie Grace is taking to social media to share footage from her breakout film Batgirl. Last month, Warner Bros. announced

The IS In the Heights The star, 27, shared a video montage on her TikTok account set to Omar Apollo’s song “Evergreen.” The 15-second video showed Grace preparing for the action role, from rehearsing a fight scene, to diving off a ledge while attached to wires, to sitting in the makeup chair. There were also scenes where she was wearing her Batgirl outfit, riding a rocking horse and smiling brightly.

“I couldn’t resist,” Grace told the video.

In the comments, Grace received support from fans and friends that her work on the film will not see the light of day.

“My heart is broken – you are amazing, and your hard work needs to be seen!” wrote one commenter.

“Showing you get your shot again. I was so sad to hear the news,” shared another.

Back in August, Grace spoke out about the decision from Warner Bros. scrapped the film before completion, Yahoo Entertainment previously reported.

“On the heels of the recent news, about our film BatgirlI’m proud of the love, hard work and determination of our incredible team and tireless crew who put this film together over seven months in Scotland,” she wrote. in the process!”

The Dominican-American star ended up voting to take the advice of his character, also known as Barbara Gordon.

“To all Batgirl fans – thank you for the love and faith, which allows me to take the Cape and be, as Babs said best, ‘my own damn hero!'” wrote Grace. “#Batgirl for life!”

Grace wasn’t the only star of the film to speak out. Ivory Aquino, who was cast as Gordon’s best friend, Singaporean transgender bartender Alysia Yeoh, wrote an open letter to the head of Warner Bros. Discovery’s David Zaslav took to Twitter to share his “sadness” over the film’s cancellation.

After the news in early August that Warner Bros. would not release the film, the Belgian directing team of Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, who helmed the project, revealed that they no longer have access to any footage from the film.

“No, we don’t have anything,” the duo told SKRIPT, with Fallah mentioning that his co-director suggested he try to slowly record footage on his smartphone. “Adil called me and said, ‘Go ahead and shoot some things on your mobile phone.’ I went on the server and everything was blocked.”

The film had a budget of $75 million which increased to $90 million after the COVID delays. Although it was originally planned to be shown on HBO Max, the studio decided not to complete the film after receiving low scores in an early test screening and a strategic move away from original films with significant budgets for the streaming service, reported Yahoo Entertainment previously.

Also reported at Diversity those shelves Batgirl allow Warner Bros. make a tax write-off on the production.

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