Sasha Calle is making history!
Sasha Calle, who will play Supergirl in The Flash assessed being the very first Latina starlet to play the character.
The upcoming DC Extended Universe movie The Flash will not just include the return of Michael Keaton as Batman, however will likewise consist of the cinematic launching of Sasha Calle as Supergirl. This will be the very first time the character appeared in a cinema movie because 1984’s much-maligned movie which starred Helen Slater in the function.
As the very first Latina starlet to play Supergirl, Sasha Calle assessed being cast in The Flash, and revealed her appreciation for the chance to represent her culture in a big superhero movie with DC:
“Representation in the entertainment industry really matters, and I’m super honored, honestly [to be the first Latina Supergirl]. There was a moment when we were shooting, when Andy [The Flash director Andrés Muschietti] was like, ‘Hey, come over here and watch this scene on the playback monitor.’ And I go over and I see her [Supergirl], and she’s in her full glory. And suddenly, I got really emotional. Because I’m looking at that, and I’m like, “Wow, I wish I would have had this when I was little.” It suggested a lot to me. I developed into kid Sasha seeing this individual [on the screen]. So it’s truly crucial. And I’m truly pleased and truly glad to DC and Warner Brothers for doing this now. It’s so cool that we’re doing this, and, ya understand, it’s about time.”
DC has more Latinx representation beyond Supergirl en route.
While Sasha Calle’s Supergirl will make her launching in The Flash, she will not be the only representation we see in the continuous DC Extended Universe. For instance, Shazam! Fury of the Gods will present West Side Story star Rachel Zegler in among the brand-new functions, and In the Heights star Leslie Grace will likewise be presented as Batgirl in the upcoming HBO Max initial movie. Likewise, Blue Beetle, which will star Xolo Maridueña in the titular function, is presently in production, so it’s safe to state that Warner Bros. is truly providing Latinx entertainers the representation they’ve expected for rather a long time, specifically in a comics movie franchise.
Directed by Andy Muschietti from a script composed by Christina Hodson, The Flash stars Ezra Miller, Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck as 2 different variations of Batman, Ron Livingston as Henry Allen, Maribel Verdú as Nora Allen, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Antje Traue as Faora-Ul and Sasha Calle as Supergirl. Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Rudy Mancuso, and Luke Brandon Field are likewise on board in concealed functions.
The Flash opens on June 23, 2023. Stay tuned for all the current news relating to Sasha Calle’s future as Supergirl in the DCEU, and make certain to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more material!
Source: V Publication