The CW superhero shows can vary in quality from show to show and season to season so hopefully Batwoman comes out swinging. Caroline Dries (The Vampire Diaries) is writing the script and executive producing the series.
In the comics, Kane's sexuality gets her kicked out of military school, and she's fully immersed in the party scene when she meets Batman.
News broke in July that creators of the new Batwoman series - which were hoping to cast an out gay actor in the title role. It was just announced that the 32-year-old actress will be filling the highly-coveted role in the CW crossover event with the Arrowverse, as well as in a standalone series.
Batwoman has already made history in the comic book world - the character was reintroduced to the DC universe in 2006 when she was established as a Jewish lesbian.
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Batwoman, aka Kate Kane, is one of several vigilantes who protect Gotham.
Rose's previous credits include Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Pitch Perfect 3. The news of Ruby Rose's casting was confirmed by the official Arrow Twitter account, which posted an image of the actress alongside the titular hero she's set to play.
The character of Batwoman was first introduced in Detective Comics #233 in 1956 as Katherine (later Kate) Kane, a wealthy Gotham City heiress who, inspired by Batman's heroic deeds, created for herself a superhero alter-ego. There's no air date for the crossover event as yet. In fact, Batwoman was one of the most popular books of the early New 52 era before the creative team of W. Haden Blackman and J.H. Williams III left the book after DC refused to let Batwoman marry Maggie Sawyer. I'm pretty sure she may have secretly actually been Batwoman this entire time.
Are you excited to see Rose make her debut as Kate Kane/Batwoman? We're looking forward to seeing what Ruby Rose can do with this beloved character!