In the new CW series, “Batwoman,” the familiar superhero is scripted to be an out lesbian with the real name Kate Kane. According to NBC, real-life out lesbian Ruby Rose, famous for her role on Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black,” will play the new role.
Ruby Rose is Batwoman, coming to The CW’s crossover event this December! pic.twitter.com/ibZS15Cq7X
— Arrow (@CW_Arrow) August 7, 2018
Before “Batwoman” gets picked up for the 2019-2020 season, the character will appear on “Legends of Tomorrow” and “Supergirl,” as well as The CW’s “Arrow” and “The Flash.”
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