Ruby Rose’s ‘Batwoman’ series gets pilot, to be helmed by ‘Game of Thrones’ director

By : Jeremy Williams
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After making a big splash in The CW’s DC-crossover event “Elseworlds” last month, out superhero Batwoman could be getting her own series.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the network has ordered a pilot for “Batwoman,” starring Ruby Rose. Rose portrayed the title superhero in last month’s “Elseworlds.” The pilot will be directed by Emmy Award-winning director David Nutter. Nutter is best known for directing several episodes of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones,” including the infamous Red Wedding episode.

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The LGBTQ impact on movies, music, television, sports and fashion in 2018

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From groundbreaking television to record-setting events, this year in LGBTQ pop culture has been explosive. Legends were remembered, new icons were formed and history was made—one certain gay athlete even became America’s new sweetheart.

Here we have compiled just a snippet of the LGBTQ impact on movies, music, television, sports and fashion in 2018 with our annual LGBTQ Pop Culture, A-Z.

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Ruby Rose quits Twitter after ‘Batwoman’ backlash about her sexuality

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Ruby Rose has quit Twitter amid backlash for her casting as “Batwoman” in the new CW series.

Rose, who identifies as a lesbian and gender-fluid, reportedly was facing criticism from people questioning her sexuality.

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Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman

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“Orange is the New Black” star Ruby Rose will play the lesbian superhero Batwoman in the upcoming Arrowverse crossover event on The CW network this fall.

Rose — who identifies as gender fluid — will make her debut as the DC Comics heroine guest starring on the series “Arrow,” “The Flash” and “Supergirl” in December. The CW is also working on developing a standalone series for the character, written by “The Vampire Diaries” Caroline Dries and executive produced by Dries, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Geoff Johns.

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‘Batwoman’ TV series with lesbian lead in the works at CW

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Batwoman” is being developed into a TV series for consideration at CW with a lesbian superhero lead, according to Deadline.

Out showrunner Greg Berlanti, known for the CW’s Arrowverse, and executive producer Caroline Dries (“The Vampire Diaries”), who is an out lesbian, are working on a series launch set for 2019.

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