The CW’s Batwoman pilot has added to its cast.
Elizabeth Anweis will officially star opposite Ruby Rose in The CW’s history-making drama pilot.
According to multiple sources, Anweis will play Catherine Hamilton-Kane, Kate Kane’s (aka Batwoman’s) step-mother. Catherine made her fortune as a savvy, bullheaded defense contractor, and all those billions position her as one of Gotham’s most powerful residents. For Catherine, it’s a matter of the bottom line: Batwoman is bad for business.
Anweis joins the previously announced Dougray Scott who is set to star as Kate’s father Jacob Kane, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson, Nicole Kang, and Rachel Skarsten.
Written by Caroline Dries and directed by Marcos Siega Batwoman marks the first gay lead character of a live-action superhero series. Kate Kane (Rose), armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, 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.
Anweis’ other TV credits include 911, Twin Peaks: The Return, The Affair, Southland, NCIS: Los Angeles.