In a surprising development from the popular CW series Batwoman, star Ruby Rose has announced she will be exiting the role after just one season.
Batwoman has already been renewed for a second season, so the CW has announced that the iconic DC Comics role will be recast as it seeks to establish a new direction going into its second season.
Rose released a statement to announce her decision saying the following…
“I have made the very difficult decision to not return to Batwoman next season. This was not a decision I made lightly as I have the utmost respect for the cast, crew and everyone involved with the show in both Vancouver and in Los Angeles.
I am beyond appreciative to Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Caroline Dries for not only giving me this incredible opportunity, but for welcoming me into the DC universe they have so beautifully created. Thank you Peter Roth and Mark Pedowitz and the teams at Warner Bros. and The CW who put so much into the show and always believed in me. Thank you to everyone who made season one a success – I am truly grateful.”
Berlanti Prods. and WBTV released a joint statement confirming the news as well as what we can expect from the series in the future.
“Warner Bros. Television, The CW and Berlanti Productions thank Ruby for her contributions to the success of our first season and wish her all the best. The studio and network are firmly committed to Batwoman’s second season and long-term future, and we — along with the show’s talented creative team — look forward to sharing its new direction, including the casting of a new lead actress and member of the LGBTQ community, in the coming months.”
NEWS WATCH: Ruby Rose Exits Batwoman Series, CW to Recast Role for Season 2
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