CW 14 60: Javicia Leslie cast at the new Batwoman

Javicia Leslie; The CW's new Batwoman! July, 9, 2020 (The CW)

(WCWF) GREEN BAY -- This just in-- Gotham has a new protector! That’s right, Javicia Leslie has been cast as the new Batwoman.

Leslie shared the news on social media, saying, “For all the little black girls dreaming to be a superhero one day it is possible!”

The news comes just months after Ruby Rose stepped down from the role of Kate Kane.

Congratulating Leslie on social media, Rose says, “You are walking into an amazing cast and crew. I can’t wait to watch season 2 you are going to be amazing!!”

Executive producer Chad Fiveash tweeted they are beyond stoked for her to be part of the bat-team and The CW Batwoman family.

Fiveash shared these photos to Twitter-- and as the Batwoman writers put it, “Javicia is now fully initiated into our fam. She’s been lego’d!”

Watch Leslie take over the cape, when Batwoman’s second season premieres this January, on CW 14.

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