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Javicia Leslie 'Extremely Proud' To Become First Black Actor To Play Batwoman On TV

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Javicia Leslie has said she is “extremely proud” to be the first Black actor to play Batwoman on TV, after it was announced she will take over from Ruby Rose as the superhero. Javicia was cast in the role after Ruby announced in May she was making the “very difficult decision” to step down from the Batwoman TV series after just one season. In a statement, Javica said of her casting: “I am extremely proud to be the first Black actress to play the iconic role of Batwoman on television, and as a bisexual woman, I am honoured to join this groundbreaking show which has been such a trailblazer...
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Batwoman: Javicia Leslie announced as first black actor to play role on TV

Batwoman: Javicia Leslie announced as first black actor to play role on TV

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Announcement follows shock departure of Ruby Rose in May
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