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Has Jena Malone's Real Role in Batman v Superman Finally Been Revealed?

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We supposedly know who Jena Malone will play in Batman v Superman: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, and it’s a rather well-known DC hero. But it’s either a rumor or a major spoiler, so you should either take a grain of salt or stop reading. Maybe both!

Although previously rumored to be playing the Carrie Kelley, the Robin from Frank Miller’s seminal graphic novel The Dark Knight Returns (which has clearly been an aesthetic influence on the upcoming movie, if nothing else), Latino Review says they have multiple sources that can identify her as Barbara Gordon. Even if true, this doesn’t necessarily mean she’ll be suiting up as Batgirl in the movie; she may just be there in there to set her up for future Bat-movies or maybe even an eventual movie of her own.


While I’m worried about how many characters Snyder is packing in Ecks vs Sever Batman v Superman, I have to admit if this improves my chances of getting a Batgirl of Burnside-inspired movie even slightly I am 100% okay with it.

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