There hadn't been any rumors about the possibility before, but apparently enough people online remembered her work in Spring Breakers and thought, "Hmmm, maybe. " Of course, actors don't typically comment on social media about roles they're up for, and the last time an actress so publicly campaigned for the role of Catwoman, it didn't go well. Just ask Sean Young.
With the matter of Robert Pattinson's casting as Bruce Wayne now confirmed and sorted, we can only jump to conclusions and wonder who might play the Catwoman to his Batman.
The 26-year-old actress is a charismatic yet menacing presence as the contract assassin, and the kind of twisted chemistry she shares with Sandra Oh's Eve is very reminiscent of versions of the relationship between Catwoman and Batman that have been explored over the years.