Joss Whedon wants to explore why Batgirl puts on the cowl

Marvel Boss On 'Avengers' Director Joss Whedon Taking On DC's 'Batgirl': “We Couldn't Be More Supportive”

But Whedon has not put any thought to casting the role yet, saying, "I don't have my eye on everybody".

She said: "If it is done, then I'm excited about it".

I only hope if they cast an unknown actress as Barbara that she's not some young ingenue barely out of her teens.

"I know what she looks like in the comic books", Whedon continued to USA Today.

In an interview with Variety, Joss Whedon talked about his new project, Batgirl, stated that he doesn't feel a big name is necessary for the role and that doing so would detract from the character of Batgirl herself. Sometimes it's best to cast an unknown so the audience doesn't have preconceived notions on a particular actor/actress.

"We don't have anything written into our contracts about other roles that people can do", said the Marvel chief. "I'm not against it, but I'm not looking for Easter eggs - I'm still trying to write a movie!" "They're great, but you need somebody who's going to be just right. And in situations like this, the name carries a lot of weight so it's not as critical". He helmed the first two films in the "Avengers" series before passing the baton to Joe and Anthony Russo for "Avengers: Infinity War".

Unsurprisingly the director revealed that he isn't expecting his Batgirl to be portrayed by a major star, not because he doesn't want a movie star in the role but because he's committed to finding the flawless actor to play the character, no matter how famous they already are.

Batgirl has no release date as of yet but we'll keep everyone updated as soon as w get word. "We want to see a Joss Whedon Batgirl film be awesome". He is pictured at the "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" premiere on April 19, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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