The cast and crew of the popular Batwoman series on The Seed gave fans some more clues on what to expect from the upcoming seasonPanel on Saturday. (Revealed: The CW is a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS, which also publishes CNET).
Showrunner Caroline Dries,, And returning cast Rachel Scarston, Kaymers Johnson, Megan Tandy and Nicole Kang were on hand to talk about Batman and answer fan questions.
Kate Kane / Batwoman Addressing Exit
When actor Ruby Rose suddenly decided to leave as the lead in The CW’s Batwoman series, fans were worried that the show would not explain her removal from the story.
Instead of stepping into Rose’s shoes as Kate Kane’s character, The CW created a new DC Comics character named Ryan Wilder for Leslie to play on the show. This means Kate Kane has her own story of a sudden disappearance.
In the Batwoman panel, Schröfner Carolyn Drees revealed that Rose’s exit from the character in the new season would actually be addressed.
“We have two major stories, as we come into season two,” Driss said. “The first one is ‘Where’s Kate?’ What happened to Kate? Is she alive? Is she dead? Is she missing? Is she running away? Is she captive? Is she lost? … And, then we obviously dive into Zevicia Applying. We have a new one. Emerging hero in Gotham. ”
“Ryan will see the irony, eventually, uniting the Kane family,” Drees said. “There are all these varieties of connections that she brings to her.”
Batman costume changes
While Leslie stated that she has not tried on the Batwoman suit, she has revealed that the costume (previously worn on the show by actor Ruby Rose) will have to be altered to suit her character.
“We’re talking about how important it is that if we’re going to a Black Batwoman and he needs, like, a Sister when she becomes Betwoman, “said Leslie.” It is important for him to feel that his silhouette can still look the same, like hair with natural texture and things like that. ”
Ryan Wilder decides to clean up Gotham as the new Batwoman.
“How can we make sure Ryan isn’t hiding what makes him awesome with this suit?” Drees said. “So it’s going to evolve a little bit. We’ll see the suit evolve early in the season. Ryan is like, ‘For me to feel empowered in this thing, it needs to feel like it’s something Representing. Struggling for it. ‘”
The new Batman / Ryan Wilder character has a past as a former drug runner who dodges GCPD (Gotham City Police Department) and often suffers his pain with bad habits.
The new Batwoman is a highly skilled and very undisciplined fighter. That one too, The way Ruby Rose’s character Kate Kane was on the show.
Season 2 of Batman is to premiere on CW in early 2021.