HBO Max’s Batgirl film has cast the role of Alysia Yeoh, the best friend of Barbara Gordon, AKA Batgirl.
Ivory Aquino is the first transgender actress to be cast in a live-action DC movie (via Variety).
Before scoring the role of Alysia, Aquino appeared as transgender activist Cecilia Chung in the 2017 docudrama miniseries When We Rise.
Leslie Grace, who will play the role of Batgirl, first leaked the news on her Instagram story in mid-January.
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