The premiere of The CW's Batwoman may still be a ways away, but the show's characters have potentially been revealed. Staring with Arrow in 2012, The CW has released a significant amount of superhero-related content over the past few years, including The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, and Supergirl. Now, the character Kate Kane (aka Batwoman) will be getting her own show in 2019 starring Ruby Rose.
Batwoman will debut on the annual Arrowverse crossover event, titled "Elseworlds," but will then receive her own show in 2019. With the show not even having a release date just yet, all eyes are on "Elseworlds" for details about the new version of Batwoman. The "Elseworlds" crossover will stretch across three nights with Arrow, Flash, and Supergirl each adding a new chapter to the "Elseworlds" story. So far, fans have gotten their first look at Rose as Batwoman, as well as footage of Batwoman in the crossover event, but now fans have possibly been introduced to some of the characters from the Batwoman spin-off show.
According to The Hashtag Show, The CW is currently casting characters for Batwoman. While the names of these characters are relatively generic, The Hashtag Show may have cracked the code to the real identities of these characters based on character breakdowns for the show. The CW is supposedly casting for Kate Kane's father Jake, Kate's twin sister Alice, Lucius Fox's son, the superhero Flamebird, and Flamebird's mother. While The CW is currently casting the show, these characters are only rumored for now since The Hashtag Show is simply speculating on the real identities of these cover names.
While all eyes will likely be on Batwoman in the "Elseworlds" crossover event, there are other major DC characters playing a role in the event. Besides the obvious Arrow, Flash, and Supergirl, Superman will also return for "Elseworlds," and Elizabeth Tulloch will also be introduced as Lois Lane. Although Batman won't be making an appearance in the Arrowverse crossover, the event will address Batman's absence.
Even though this news doesn't give any concrete information pertaining to Batwoman, it confirms the fact that The CW is currently casting for the show. Fans were initially skeptical about Rose as Batwoman, but if these characters end up being included in the show, it could potentially get a lot more people on board for the series. As for now, fans can just look forward to seeing Batwoman in the "Elseworlds" crossover when it finally premieres.
Arrowverse's "Elseworlds" event begins with The Flash on Sunday, December 9 at 8 pm ET, continues with Arrow on Monday at 8 pm ET, and concludes with Supergirl on Tuesday at 8 pm ET.
Source: The Hashtag Show