Savannah Welch will be joining the cast of HBO Max’s ‘Titans’ for season three as Barbara Gordon according to Variety.
The character will be the current Commissioner of the Gotham Police, following on from her father, and in the past she was Batgirl until she was shot an paralysed 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.
The character will use a wheelchair in the show and 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.
In the comics the character was shot by Joker in ‘The Killing Joke’ and she was written as the Commissioner in ‘The Dark Knight Returns’.
The show is currently shooting and will most like debut at the end of the year.