Michel Keaton earned his first-ever Emmy for best lead actor in a limited or anthology series. he has also played Batman in the earlier DC movies.
Keaton reacted to the cancellation of the Batgirl movie backstage at Emmy on Monday night after he received his award.
“I think it was a business decision. I’m going to assume it was a good one. I really don’t know, the actor said.
Warner Bros. had recently laid off many of its upcoming projects which were close to being completed. The list of films included Batgirl of DC and Scoob! 2 of WB studios. being the ex- Batman, Keaton has revealed how he feels about Warner Bros’ shelving of Batgirl.
Leslie Grace played Barbara Gordon/Batgirl in the $90 million DC Comics movie. The other stars in the movie are J.K. Simmons and Brendan Fraser.
After receiving his award the actor was asked when would he return as Batman for the DC project.
Keaton laughing about it the actor said “A little later tonight, probably, if you’re lucky enough“. Further continuing he said, we will see about it and it was fun but he has no idea about it.
Michael Keaton received his first-ever Emmy for playing the best lead role in HBO Max’s “The Staircase. his other competitors were Andrew Garfield for FX’s “Under the Banner of Heaven,” Oscar Isaac for HBO’s “Scenes From a Marriage” and Himesh Patel for his role in HBO Max’s “Station Eleven
Batgirl is based on a story of a young woman- Barbara Gordon, who is now the new protector of Gotham city. She embarks on her journey of being a superhero and protecting Gotham city, by getting inspired by the ideologies and following the footsteps of Bruce Wayne/ Batman. We got the first look at the Batgirl movie earlier this year in the month of January by Daily Mail. The first on-set photo gave us a glimpse of Batgirl suited up during filming in Scotland.
According to the revelations, Batgirl appeared to have taken a lot of inspiration from all eras of Batgirl’s comic book history, including Batgirl: YEAR ONE and the NEW 52 version of the character that fellow author Gail Simone helped popularise.
Black Adam (October 21, 2022), Shazam! Fury of the Gods (December 21, 2022), Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (March 17, 2023), The Flash (June 23, 2023), Blue Beetle (August 18, 2023), and Joker: Folie à Deux are among the next DC films (October 4, 2024).