A HOLLYWOOD actress who is set to start as Batgirl has spotted Glasgow’s own cape crusader who is just eight years old.

Leslie Grace re-tweeted a post from Alastair Neil, who was showing his Twitter followers that his daughter Isla had been featured in the Glasgow Times in her Batgirl costume.

Leslie wrote that Isla was "precious".

The American actress, who just turned 27, will star as Barbara Gordon aka Batgirl alongside Brendan Fraser and Michael Keaton in the upcoming film, which is scheduled to be released this year. 

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We recently reported that Glasgow girl Isla wowed crew members at the setting for Gotham in the Trongate wearing her superhero ensemble.

Isla has also been noticed by one of the film's directors, Adil El Arbi, who called her the 'coolest Batgirl' on an Instagram post from Alastair.