First introduced as Kathy Kane, Batwoman was invented in the 50's after Batman and Robin were speculated to be homosexuals.
The picture shows Rose striding forward in a black and red bodysuit with a cape and mask. Her black and red suit, designed by four-time Academy Award victor Colleen Atwood, also nods to the character's previous iterations with a classically cut cape with ruby red shading. Atwood has designed for movies ranging from Memoirs of Geisha to Sweeny Todd, but she's not a stranger to superheroes, having designed the iconic looks for Arrow and Supergirl, among others. You can check out the new image below.
Rose's Batwoman will first appear on the CW in the "Elseworlds" crossover event, which will include episodes of Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl. Yes, that means The Flash and Supergirl are switching nights.More news: World stocks tumble after International Monetary Fund slashes economic growth forecast
It will air in Australia on Foxtel in December.
This year's Arrowverse crossover is already causing a ton of excitement amongst DC fans.More news: UK cyber security agency backs Apple, Amazon China hack denials
Although details about the crossover are scarce, we do know a few things.
Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch will star as Clark Kent and Lois Lane, and Cassandra Jean Amell as Mr. Freeze's wife, Nora, will also guest star. It will also be nice to spread the heroes out more evenly across the multiverse.
Rose has said that when she got the role, she "kept spontaneously crying" because she was so thrilled to play Batwoman. Just in case you were really unsure this was Batwoman in Gotham City.More news: Google Pixel Slate renders appear to reveal design, detachable keyboard and stylus