I hope you’re staying safe out there, friends. Here’s your bi-weekly Pop Culture Fix.
+ As you’ve heard by now, Ruby Rose is leaving Batwoman and The CW will be recasting the role. Stephanie Beatriz has some ideas about who should take up the cape and cowl.
*reads everything about Batwoman
— Stephanie Beatriz (@iamstephbeatz) May 20, 2020
+ Hey, so would Ali Liebert!
I’m free 🙋♀️ https://t.co/xFmeIz35IU
— officially ali liebert (@AliLiebert) May 19, 2020
+ Motherland: Fort Salem has been renewed for a second season! And so has Gentefied!
+ Yohana Desta’s Vanity Fair cover story profile of Janelle Monáe is your must-read for the week.
+ Kenya Barris, Shonda Rhimes, John Ridley, and Lena Waithe chatted with the Los Angeles Times about their fears that coronavirus could be major setback in TV’s diversity push.
+ Here’s how Vida pulled off Marco’s 30th birthday queerceañera.
+ Three weeks! (Jane GET IT TOGETHER.)
You may want to sit down for this.#TheBoldType returns June 11th on @FreeformTV. pic.twitter.com/IcY2S10CcV
— The Bold Type (@TheBoldTypeTV) May 17, 2020
+ Taiwan’s LGBTQ streaming service GagaOOLala launches worldwide.
+ Gloria Estefan, Melissa Fumero, and Lin Manuel-Miranda have joined One Day at a Time‘s animated special!
+ Quinta Brunson and Anna Akana will lead Syfy’s Magical Girl Friendship Squad!
been wondering why more shows haven’t switched to animation to continue. not surprised that odat had the creativity/bravery to go first (be among the first?).
Wow this is great about Gentefied!! I was not optimistic due to Netflix’s history with Latine shows.
“Janelle Monáe’s voice flows like a sound bath calibrated to induce hypnosis.” Whew if this isn’t accurate
I wanna subscribe to GagaOOLala just because of the name
So far, Ali Liebert gets my vote to replace Ruby.
Yay more Gentefied!
I am so hype for this ODAAT animated special
My pals, may I present to you your Batwoman, Katy O’Brien: https://twitter.com/thekatyo/status/1263283758192418816
She’s perfect! My choice as well!
No shade on Ruby Rose, but I love that the Batwoman vacancy has inspired a contingent of hot queers to show off their muscle flexing skills and I for one am ok if it continues a little longer
@queergirl Comment award
Damn, she is definitely in the top two contenders along with Wallis Day.
A few factors, Wallis Day looks more similar to Ruby Rose, Katy is of the charts with the butch vibes though *tries to repress drool*.
The only obstacle could be that she is playing a character in Black Lightning already which shouldn’t be a problem if WB/CW is set on her as Batwoman, but could factor in if its between her and another candidate.
I’m only on episode two but I ADORE IT SO MUCH. I’m sad that Ruby won’t be there but Stephanie would be so good.
Also I’d love Lindsey Morgan as Batwoman too. 💙