The CW has chosen Ruby Rose to play Batwoman in the upcoming DC crossover. The Hollywood Reporter announced earlier today that the actress has been cast for the role.
Along with the crossover, Rose is set to star in the upcoming Batwoman series which revolves around Kate Kane, an out lesbian who is passionate about social justice. The script for the series is currently being written and if it's picked up, it will be the first TV series to focus on an LGBT superhero.
Rose, who identifies as gender fluid, became a household name after her roles in Orange is the New Black, Pitch Perfect 3 and XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.