When Batwoman returns to The CW in Jan. 2021, it’ll be a new hero defending Gotham City from behind a mask. And now we know what she’ll look like.
Javicia Leslie is set to step into the leading role after Ruby Rose left the series entirely in an unexpected May 2020 twist. While Rose played the character of Kate Kane, who has her origins in the comics, Leslie’s is an all-new take on Batwoman’s secret identity, in Ryan Wilder.
On Saturday, the actor shared a first look at how she’ll look behind the mask as a defender of Gotham City. It’s just a headshot, though; no full costume yet.
“Look out, Gotham, I’m suited up and ready to go,” she wrote in the caption for an Instagram post revealing Batwoman’s cowl and flowing red locks. “But just wait until Ryan Wilder puts her own spin on the Batsuit.” Read more…