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The DC Extended Universe is about to get even more queer

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Batgirl. Even better: she’ll play the first openly transgender character in the DCEU.Deadline reports that Aquino, who is openly-trans herself, will step into the role of bartender Alysia Yeoh, a close friend of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl, played by Leslie Grace.

She joins a cast roster that also includes JK Simmons as Commissioner Gordon, Michael Keaton as Batman, and Brendan Fraser as the villainous Firefly.Related: Angelina Jolie lambasts audiences that can’t handle queer superheroesDetails on the plot itself remain secret, though the film is rumored to feature Batman in a mentor role and will have a continuity connection to the two Batman films directed by Tim Burton.

Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah will direct from a script written by Christina Hodson.Aquino gained previous attention for her roles in When We Rise, When They See Us, and Tales of the City.

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