Leslie was cast as the new Batwoman in July, succeeding Ruby Rose who left the role after the end of Season 1. Leslie plays Ryan Wilder, a new character in the title role who succeeds Rose’s Kate Kane to become Batwoman. . She’s friendly, messy, a bit clumsy and untamed. She also doesn’t look like Kate Kane, the woman who wore the Batsuit before her.
The duo’s Batmasks are also quite different, with Ryan’s style more akin to Batman’s.
Batwoman is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Caroline Dries developed the series and serves as executive producer with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Geoff Johns. Batwoman is based on characters created for DC by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.