How Batwoman Fit Into The CW's DC Comics World in 'Elseworlds'

The Hollywood Reporter | 12/11/2018 | Marisa Roffman
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Batwoman has finally arrived on The CW. Ruby Rose's iconic **** superhero officially made her debut during Monday's Arrow, part two of The CW's three-part superhero crossover "Elseworlds."

With Earth-1 impacted by a magical book that altered reality, Monday's Arrow installment of The CW's big "Elseworlds" superhero crossover found The Flash’s Barry (Grant Gustin), Arrow’s Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Supergirl’s Kara (Melissa Benoist) in Gotham to try and get to the bottom of things. Unfortunately for the heroes, a mugging (and their inability to stand down) landed the trio in jail, where they were bailed out by a mysterious figure — Kate Kane (Orange Is the New Black grad Rose), aka Batwoman.

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"Our goal was trying to create a set-up, story-wise, where we could meet her, be intrigued by her, introduce Gotham a little bit ... and then have people wondering, 'What is this world she’s part of?'” Caroline Dries, who is developing The CW's Batwoman standalone series, told reporters. "We just realized the best story for that would be if our guys went to Gotham and she helped out with their story and then shooed them away. So we knew who the character was going into it … the question for us was how to make her sort of mysterious.”

Of course, the group didn’t go away, and instead went to Arkham Asylum to try and track down Dr. John Deegan (Jeremy Davies), who started the reality-skewing mayhem. But Deegan wasn’t willing to go down without a fight and released the criminally insane villains who were being housed at the infamous hospital.

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However, Bruce Wayne's current whereabouts remains a mystery, as he disappeared from Gotham three years earlier. In his absence, Kate — his cousin — has been picking...
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