'The Meg' star cast as CW's lesbian superhero Batwoman

Australian TV personality and actress Ruby Rose has been cast to play DC Comics' lesbian superhero Batwoman for CW.

The actress herself has been an LGBTQ role model and identifies as gender fluid. She has been part of the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black, the movie Pitch Perfect 3 and currently stars in the shark movie The Meg now playing in cinemas. 

Her character, Batwoman, will debut in the crossover event between CW superhero shows Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and DC's Legends of Tomorrow. The Hollywood Reporter said Arrow-verse mastermind Greg Berlanti is plotting a stand-alone series revolving around Batwoman.