With the third season of DC’s Titans coming to HBO Max, fans are wondering what exciting new twists the show has in store. To that end, Variety is reporting that actress Savannah Welch has been tapped to play the role of Barbara Gordon in the upcoming season! Are you excited about this news? Check out more on it below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP!
“Titans” has found its Barbara Gordon.
Variety has learned exclusively that Savannah Welch has been cast in the role of the HBO Max show’s upcoming third season. In Season 3, Gordon is Gotham City Police Commissioner. Uses a wheelchair. She used to be Batgirl until she was shot and paralyzed by the Joker. She has a combative relationship with Bruce Wayne. Her life gets more complicated when Dick Grayson (Brenton Thwaites) returns to Gotham, rekindling their old romance and starting a new crime fighting partnership.
Welch is known for her role in the History Channel military drama “Six,” in which she played a Marine who suffered an amputation in combat. Her other onscreen appearances include the critically acclaimed films “Boyhood” and “Tree of Life.” Welch herself is an amputee, losing one of her legs after an accident in 2016. Since then, she has become a spokesperson for the disability community.