Ruby Rose better be getting her superhero suit ready, with the Australian star signing on to play famous comic book hero, Batwoman for the CW.
Rose’s character will first make her first appearance in US TV network CW’s annual crossover episode between four of the network’s DC shows: The Flash, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl.
According to a report from Variety, the network is also developing a series based around the character.
If Batwoman is does get the final green light, Rose — who is openly gay and identifies as gender fluid — will head the first TV series focusing on an LGBTQ superhero.
“Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence,” the CW said in a statement.
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