A Reddit post about the casting for Joss Whedon’s Batgirl on the /r/DCEULeaks subreddit has been making the rounds in the entertainment media today, including articles on major outlets like ComicBook.com and ScreenRant. While a rumor sourced from Reddit is normally pretty risky, recent deregulation in the clickbait news industry has made it possible to openly publish these rumors without even pretending to have heard them from an anonymous insider source. And hey, why not? It’s not like reckless deregulation has ever led to anything bad happening before.
According to the rumor, a friend of poster /u/DCEUThrowaway89 is working on concept art for the book and claimed to be given specific actress names to work up concept art for. Neither Alicia Silverstone nor Priyanka Chopra are included on the list. For some reason, the concept artist has also been told that Warner Bros wants to have an actress cast for a surprise announcement at San Diego Comic Con. Here’s the post: