By Kaeli Van Cott
Jena Malone, known for her roles in Donnie Darko and The Hunger Games, is suspected to be casted as Barbara Gordon in Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman. Her character is the daughter of Commissioner Gordon and is both Batgirl and the Oracle in the comics.
It is rumored that Batman v Superman will take place after the deaths of Jim Gordon and Robin, making his new sidekick and companion Batgirl. Malone previously starred in Snyder’s film Sucker Punch, and supposedly visited the Batman v Superman set, causing fans to speculate about her involvement with the film.
Malone’s involvement in the film has not yet been confirmed. The movie will open in theaters on March 25, 2016.