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TV: Batwoman Drops New Trailer

Javicia Leslie as Batwoman

Batwoman has dropped a new teaser trailer for its second season, giving fans a first look at Javicia Leslie pulling on her iconic Batsuit. Leslie bagged the lead role after actor Ruby Rose left The CW series after just one season, and is set to become the first-ever Black Batwoman when the second series airs in January 2021. She will play Ryan Wilder, who begins the series living in her van and takes over the iconic bat cape from billionaire Kate Kane. It was revealed in October that although Wilder will at first wear the same suit as Kane, she … Read more

TV: Next Batwoman Will Be a New Batwoman, Not Kate Kane


Rose quit Batwoman last month, stunning fans by announcing her departure from the queer superhero show after just one season. The TV star had blazed a trail with the CW show, playing the out-and-proud vigilante Kate Kane, who takes on the titular superhero mantle. Although rumours have abounded about why she quit the role, she later posted on Instagram: “I have stayed silent because that’s my choice for now but know I adore you all. I’m sure the next season will be amazing also.” Now, according to Decider, series bosses have decided to introduce an entirely new lead character rather … Read more

Batwoman Trailer Released

batwoman trailer

The CW, or as it’s come to be known lately, the “superhero channel,” has dropped a teaser video for their upcoming series, Batwoman. Out actress Ruby Rose will star in the titular role. The show will be the first to have an LGBTQ lead and the impact of Rose playing the iconic lesbian character has resonated in the community. Before this, Rose was perhaps best known for playing a lesbian inmate in the Netflix women’s prison drama Orange is the New Black. The CW describes the show as, “Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her … Read more

TV: New Show to Have Non-Binary Lead

US television network The CW has ordered a new pilot for a series that will feature a non-binary lead character. Glamorous – which is written and directed by Jordon Nardino of Desperate Housewives – will make history when it airs as the first US television show with a non-binary lead character, according to Digital Spy. The show will follow a non-binary character who lands an internship at a cosmetics company whose products they have criticised on YouTube. The pilot will be executive produced by Damon Wayans Jr and Kameron Tarlow. The network has not yet announced full details of the pilot, including when it … Read more

Lesbian Batwoman Gets CW Pilot – Pink news

Lesbian Batwoman

The CW network has ordered a pilot for Batwoman, which stars Ruby Rose as the first live-action lesbian superhero to lead a TV show. The network will order a full series if the pilot, which could premiere as early as autumn this year, goes down well, reported TVLine on January 3. This decision came after the Australian Orange is the New Black actress made a successful debut as Kate Kane in December’s CW “Elseworlds” crossover event. The Batwoman pilot will be overseen by The Flash and Arrow director David Nutter, who is also famous for his work on Game of … Read more

TV: First Look at Ruby Rose as Batwoman

Ruby Rose as Batwoman

The first photo has been released showing Ruby Rose in her full Batwoman costume. The gender-fluid Orange is the New Black star is set to make her debut as lesbian superhero Batwoman in The CW superhero universe in December.  A live-action Batwoman TV show is in the works, but the character will first make her first on-screen appearance in a crossover with existing superhero shows, The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl. The crossover event, which brings together characters from across all the superhero shows for three episodes, started filming this week in Vancouver. To celebrate, The CW released the first … Read more

TV: Ruby Rose Cast As Lesbian Batwoman on CW

Ruby Rose

Actor Ruby Rose landed the iconic role of Batwoman, one of DC Comics’ foremost LGBTI superheroes, for TV network The CW. The character will first appear this fall in the CW’s annual superhero crossover for their Arrowverse universe. This shared universe includes the shows Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow. The network is also developing a potential solo series for Batwoman. If it goes, Rose will have the honor of being the first actor to headline a gay superhero show. Rose is an Australian model and DJ, who first gained fame with international audiences with her role as … Read more

TV: CW Working on Lesbian, Jewish Batwoman Show


Batman? Who needs Batman? Certainly not Gotham, when Batwoman is around! According to Variety, The CW is developing a Batwoman series to add to their ‘Arrowverse’ (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow). In May, the network announced the character of Batwoman aka Kate Kane will appear in this fall’s annual crossover between the four Arrowverse shows. Now they’re developing a solo series for Kate, with a premiere date sometime in 2019. Caroline Dries is writing and executive producing the show. She has a relationship with The CW, having previously worked on The Vampire Diaries and Melrose Place. By … Read more

TV: “Black Lightning” to Bring Black Lesbian Superhero to the Small Screen

Black Lightning

A black lesbian superhero is set to make a groundbreaking entrance on your TV screen. Black Lightning, a show coming to The CW on January 16, features the title character as a father to two daughters: Thunder and Lightning. And it’s Thunder, played by 28-year-old Nafessa Williams, who is set to make history. The superhero, whose real name in the show is Anissa Pierce, is “timely and necessary,” according to Williams. Speaking at San Diego Comic-Con, she said: “We need it. It’s been way too long.” And she’ll have a bi girlfriend. *squee*

TV: Russell Tovey to Play Gay Hero “The Ray” on CW Crossover

Russell Tovey / The Ray

The CW is planning a four-part crossover series of its Arrow-verse this fall, airing on November 27 and 28, and they’ve tapped out actor Russell Tovey to play gay superhero The Ray. Additionally, Tovey will voice the character on the animated series based on the character which was announced in July. EW reports: The Ray first appeared in a 1973 issue of Justice League of America; the animated series’ Ray will be closer to the version of the character in DC’s Multiversity series, which updated the Freedom Fighters to look more like current-day Americans. Freedom Fighters: The Ray will debut on The CW’s digital channel … Read more