Pop Culture Fix: Stephanie Beatriz Is Your New Animated Batwoman (And Also Robin Is Bisexual)

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Hello, my friends! I’m wishing you a week of ease! Here’s your Monday Pop Culture Fix!


+ Stephanie Beatriz will voice Batwoman in a new DC Animated movie Catwoman: Hunted. (Also, Robin is bisexual now, did you know?)

+ Stephanie Beatriz also had a baby!

+ Also, in baby news: Diana Taurasi and her wife, Penny Taylor, are expecting their second child.

+ This weekend, Taurasi also became the first WNBA player to have 9,000 points and 2,000 assists.

+ Gabrielle Union and Billy Porter are teaming up to bring a queer teen comedy, tentatively titled To Be Real, to Amazon.

To Be Real is described as an LGBTQ Superbad crossed with Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart. , according to its logline, “an edgy, laugh out loud comedy about three queer high school seniors who go on the ultimate quest to attend their first New York Pride parade.”

+ Oh hello! A Black Canary movie is in the works with Jurnee Smollett!

+ Over at the Anime News Network: Beyond The School Cathedral: How Yuri Grew Up.

+ Rachel Maddow has signed a “much broader deal” with MSNBC — here’s what that means.

+ OWN is considering picking up All Rise for a third season after CBS cancelled it.

+ Never Have I Ever will be back for a third season at Netflix.

+ But! Punky Brewster has been cancelled at Peacock. Boooo!

+ HBO’s Nuclear Family explores a lesbian couples unprecedented fight to save their family.

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Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior writer who lives in New York City with her partner, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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