Sunday, 21 October, 2018


RUBY ROSE as CW's BATWOMAN

First Image of Ruby Rose as Batwoman Reveals a New Caped Crusader Ruby Rose suits up as The CW's Batwoman in first look image
Hannah Rogers | 09 October, 2018, 20:10

Batwoman is here to save the day! Well, this morning we got our first look at Ruby Rose as Kate Kane in the iconic red and black Batwoman suit.

It's quite the transformation for the model/actress, who's known for her short, brunette hair in real life.

Rose's Batwoman will make her debut in the three-night crossover between The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl, with the plan being for the character to then spin off into her own solo series in the 2019-2020 TV season.

What are your thoughts on the first official reveal of Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman?

Rose was announced as the new Batwoman in August to both celebration and some social media backlash.

Fans were incredibly excited that a queer woman was cast in the role, as Batwoman is one of the highest-profile lesbian superheroes in comics, and fans are hoping to see her sexuality represented when she heads to screens later this year. Her appearance also marks an important addition for LGBTQ representation in the Arrowverse as a gay superhero, something Rose is justly proud of. "Twitter didn't exist, but we would get boxes of letters expressing opinions in all directions from were we making enough change, should we be making more change, or why did we feel like we needed to do these things? The 'Elseworlds" crossover will see The Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl heading towards Gotham City and teaming up with Batwoman after some mad science at the Arkham Asylum grab the attention of the heroes from throughout the multiverse.

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