Javicia Leslie is known for playing which of these superhero characters in a series?
In 2021, Javicia Leslie began portraying the title role of The CW superhero series Batwoman for the second season.
She landed her first major role in the Lifetime film Swim at Your Own Risk (2016), she appeared as a series regular on the BET drama The Family Business (2018–present) and the CBS comedy-drama God Friended Me (2018–2020). She also starred as the lead of the film Always a Bridesmaid (2019).
The second season of Batwoman premiered on January 17, 2021. The series is based on the DC Comics character of the same name and set in the Arrowverse continuity.
Leslie starred as Ryan Wilder, a vigilante who succeeds Kate Kane in the role of Batwoman. The main cast also features Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Camrus Johnson, and Dougray Scott returning from the previous season.
The character Ryan was created by the series to become the new Batwoman.
In season two of Batwoman, when Ryan Wilder first discovers Kate Kane’s Batsuit, she has no idea how drastically her life is about to change. Ryan sees the suit as her chance to finally be powerful and no longer a victim as she survives in the tough streets of the city.
Ryan goes rogue in the shadows as Gotham grapples with their missing hero, believing Batwoman has fled the city after a public stand-off with Commander Jacob Kane and the Crows.