Ruby Rose Slated To Play Lesbian Superhero Batwoman

The CW has cast its Batwoman, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Out actress Ruby Rose has been tapped to play the lesbian superhero for the network.

Rose’s Batwoman will first appear in the December DC crossover event, with Arrow-verse mastermind Greg Berlanti plotting a stand-alone series revolving around the character.

The Batwoman series centers on Kate Kane, who, armed with a passion for social justice and flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence.