Javicia Leslie on the red carpet

Actress Javicia Leslie attends the 56th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on January 25, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

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Everything you need to know about the barrier-breaking star of The CW's hit superhero series.

By Nate Millado

"Look out, Gotham! I'm suited up and ready to go," captioned Javicia Leslie on social media, wearing Batwoman's signature cape and cowl. When Season 2 of Batwoman premieres on The CW on Sunday, Jan. 17, Leslie will be making history as the first African-American woman to portray Batwoman in a live-action production.

Here's your chance to get to know her, folks, because "Javicia Leslie" will soon be a household name!

Season 2 of Batwoman premieres Sunday, Jan. 17 at 8/7c on The CW. Stream next day free on The CW.

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