Fraser joins In The Heights star Leslie Grace, who will portray the titular superhero. Moreover, Bad Boys For Life star Jacob Scipio will appear in the film in a major role as well. J.K. Simmons is also onboard to reprise his role as Commissioner Gordon after previously portraying the character in Justice League. Birds of Prey scribe Christina Hodson wrote the script with HBO Max handling the movie’s distribution. Finally, Bad Boys For Life directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah will collectively helm the feature.
Created by France Herron and Dick Sprang, Firefly made his debut in Detective Comics #184 in 1952. Initially portrayed as a criminal who utilized lighting effects to commit robberies, Firefly was later re-imagined as a sociopathic pyromaniac with an obsessive compulsion to start fires. The villain appeared in the first season of The CW’s Arrow, portrayed by Andrew Dunbar (Game of Thrones).
Brendan Fraser currently stars in season three of DC’s acclaimed HBO Max series Doom Patrol as Robotman. Up next, the George of the Jungle actor will star in Dalibor Stach’s Behind the Curtain of Night. Moreover, Fraser will lead the cast of Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming A24 feature titled The Whale. Additionally, Fraser will appear alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s Killers Of The Flower Moon.
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