In a surprising development, Ruby Rose will not be returning as Batwoman for the second season of Batwoman. The Greg Berlanti-produced show was already picked up for a second season, making the move highly unusual.
Neither Rose, nor the Batwoman producers would speak to the reasons for the actress’ exit so early into the series’ life, though sources indicated that it is not related to the stunt injury she sustained during filming of Season 1, which left her facing paralysis and needing emergency surgery. In a joint statement, Berlanti Prods. and WBTV reaffirmed their commitment to Batwoman and to casting another LGBTQ actress in the groundbreaking role.
Ruby talked to Variety about playing the first leading gay superhero:
Since the trailer came out, the series was not a big hit with some comic fans, who blasted the series on social media and ratings sites.
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