Our Head of Talent, Anthony Ramos speaks with queer actress Javicia Leslie about becoming Batwoman in the second season of The CW series, returning January 17 at 8pm. In the upcoming season, Ryan Wilder is described as “a smart and sassy lesbian with a troubled past” who finds the Batwoman costume and then becomes the iconic Gotham crime fighter. Leslie talks about the tremendous honor it is to be the first woman of color to play the iconic comic book character, what it was like to wear the batsuit for the first time, and what fans can expect when it comes to Batwoman/Ryan’s romance on the series. Leslie also reveals what celebrity slid into her DMs after she landed the coveted role, and which two previous superheroes she had crushes on growing up. “Batwoman” airs Sunday at 8 on The CW.