After the overwhelming success of the first season of CW’s The Batwoman, the network soon renewed the show for season 2. However, the renewal came with an array of shocking revelations especially regarding the lead role of Batwoman!
The Batwoman Season 2 Is Officially Happening With A Brand New Lead Actress This Time!
Few days after the announcement of the renewal came in the limelight, leading star Ruby Rose soon announced the shocking news of her exit from the show! After some names came up for the role of Batwoman. It seems like we have a confirmed name who is going to take over the mantle of all the responsibilities. It is confirmed and posted via social media.
Javicia Leslie Is Our New Batwoman In Season 2! Have A Look.
We finally have a name: the producers have finalized actress Javicia Leslie in the role of Ryan Wilder who is going to be our new Batwoman from the second season onwards. Ryan is reportedly going to have a complicated past as a former drug runner who is on the run from the Gotham police authorities. Take a look at this social media post confirming the news of a new lead!
— Batwoman (@CWBatwoman) July 9, 2020
She will portray the role of a highly-skilled yet wild character, she is going to be a lesbian character thus, continuing the LGBTQ representation of the show. Showrunner Caroline Dries has also addressed the issue of Kate Kane not continuing in season 2!
Ryan Wilder Is The New Savior Of Gotham City In Season 2! Here’s What We Know.
The showrunner also assured fans that they have penned down a few episodes and the transition is going to be pretty seamless. Former lead star Ruby Rose has congratulated Leslie on bagging his role and wished her all the luck for season 2. Fans must recognize her from the popular series God Friended Me on Amazon Prime. She grabbed enough attention as Ali and now this is also going to be a big break for the actress!