Javicia Leslie Set To Star As CW’s New Batwoman

After much anticipation, the CW has finally announced the lead of its new Batwoman series. Javicia Leslie has become the first Black actress to play the role. She will create a new character named Ryan Wilder.

Leslie recently stated that she is “extremely proud to be the first Black actress to play the iconic  role of Batwoman on television, and as a bisexual woman, I am honored to join this groundbreaking show which has been such a trailblazer for the LGBTQ+ community.”


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For all of the little black girls dreaming to be a superhero one day… it’s possible!

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Prior to this role Javicia Leslie starred in The Family Business, Chef Julian, and God Friended Me.

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