“Batwoman” Pilot a Go at CW

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The Ruby Rose-led Batwoman has gotten the green light. 

The Hollywood Reporter confirms that the CW is moving forward with a Batwoman stand-alone series.

The new of a pilot order was announced Thursday. Emmy-winning Game of Thrones director is on board to direct the pilot. Also tapped for the production are showrunner and writer Caroline Dries (The Vampire Diaries) and exec producer Greg Berlanti.

The pilot order has also made history as Rose’s Batwoman marks the first gay lead character of a live-action superhero series played by an openly gay Rose. 

Check out The CW’s official description: :Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope.”