Following the surprise departure of Ruby Rose from Batwoman at the end of The CW superhero drama’s first season, the show has opted to create a new character to play Batwoman rather than recast Rose’s charecter of Kate Kane (a cousin of Bruce Wayne). It has now confirmed that actress Javica Leslie has been cast in the lead role from Season 2 and moving forward.
The CW series is opting not to recast the role of Kate Kane that Ruby Rose played in season one of Batwoman.
Following the surprise departure of Ruby Rose from the title role at the end of The CW superhero drama’s first season, the show has opted to create a new character to play Batwoman rather than recast Rose’s role of Kate Kane, a cousin of Bruce Wayne, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Ruby Rose, the star of the CW’s Batwoman, has decided to leave the television series ahead of its already announced second season.
The exact reason she is leaving remains unclear. But the show will go on: Warner Bros., the studio behind Batwoman, and the CW have both committed to creating a second season with a new series lead.
The CW has announced today at the Television Critics Association that Ariter/Director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy) will direct an upcoming episode of hit DC Comics show The Flash Season 2.
Smith has previous written for Marvel & DC properties in comics including Batman, Green Arrow & Daredevil. Continue reading