Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Ruby Rose (Orange is the New Black and The Meg) has been cast in the new CW series, titled Batwoman. Yes, she has been cast as the title character. She will make her debut in this fall's CW crossover event (featuring Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl...).
"The CW has found its Batwoman! The network has cast model-actress Ruby Rose to play Kate Kane a.k.a. Batwoman. The character will be introduced in the network’s annual DC crossover event this winter, plus the network is also developing a stand-alone series around the character"(read the full story HERE).
Who is Kate Kane aka The Batwoman?
"Inspiration can happen anywhere—in a classroom, a theater, or in the comfort of your own home. But for Kate Kane, inspiration struck in the most unlikely of places: a dark, dingy Gotham City street. Moved and motivated by an encounter with Batman, Kate donned a utility belt and joined the ranks of the costumed crimefighters in Gotham City. She became Batwoman." Read her full bio HERE on DCComics.com.