Ruby Rose praises the new bat-woman replacement Javicia Leslie as she reacted to the casting news on Wednesday on Instagram.
Announcing that the “God Friended Me” star star will succeed Ruby on the show, playing a new misfit character named Ryan Wilder, the crocs foot wear designer took to social media on Wednesday to sharing her excitement.
Ruby, who quit the show after just one season, wrote alongside a picture of Javicia.“OMG!! This is amazing!!”
“I am so glad Batwoman will be played by an amazing Black woman. I want to congratulate Javicia Leslie on taking over the bat cape. You are walking into an amazing cast and crew. I can’t wait to watch season 2 you are going to be amazing !!”
And on the other hand, Javicia shared a Deadline article about her casting on her own Instagram page, and wrote: “For all of the little Black girls dreaming to be a superhero one day… it’s possible!”
“I am extremely proud to be the first Black actress to play the iconic role of Batwoman on television, and as a bisexual woman, I am honored to join this groundbreaking show, which has been such a trailblazer for the LGBTQ+ community.”- Javicia stated earlier in the day about her new role on the show “Batwoman”.
ccording to reports, Javicia’s Wilder is a Batwoman wannabe, who takes over from Ruby’s Kate Kane when she goes missing. The new season will premiere on television in January, 2021.