J. K. Simmons in talks to return to Batman Universe as Commissioner Gordon

J. K. Simmons, the Oscar-winning actor is in negotiations to reprise the role of classic Batman character Commissioner James Gordon in Batgirl, Warner Bros.’ feature for HBO Max.

In the Heights breakout Leslie Grace nabbed the titular role this week. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are directing, from a script by Christina Hodson, the DC mainstay behind Birds of Prey and the upcoming The Flash. Kristin Burr is producing.

Plot details are curretly under wraps but the project is looking to be released in 2022 on WarnerMedia’s streaming service, HBO Max.

Simmons was cast as Gordon by Zack Snyder for 2017’s Justice League and appeared in added material for the filmmaker’s recently restored cut, Zack Snyder’s Justice League.

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