Friday, March 20, 2015

"Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice" - A Female 'Robin' ?

According to some reports, actress Jena Malone ("The Hunger Games: Catching Fire") will be introduced as 'Robin', the iconic sidekick of 'Batman' in director Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice":

Malone is reportedly playing DC Comics' female 'Robin', 'Carrie Kelley', created by Frank Miller, first appearing in DC Comics' "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" #1. (1986). 

"...'Carrie' was a schoolgirl and girl scout who was attacked by muggers one night, but was saved by the recently returned and grizzled elder Batman on his first night out of retirement.

"She would then spend her lunch money on a 'Robin' costume and hunt down some petty con-men to find Batman again, using a slingshot loaded with firecrackers as weapons.

Her parents were very neglectful of her, as one-time activists and hippies during the 1960's that became 'apathetic stoners'..."

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