In some interesting casting news for the new CW Batwoman series, EW is reporting the network has cast ‘Snatch’ actor Dougray Scott for the role of Batwoman’s father, ‘Jacob Kane‘. For more on this check out the details below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP. Batwoman will premiere this fall on The CW.
Snatch‘s Dougray Scott has joined the CW’s Batwoman pilot as the DC Comics character Jacob Kane, Kate Kane/Batwoman’s (Ruby Rose) military father. According to the official character description, Jacob is “a former military colonel with a chip on his shoulder for Batman, Jacob Kane now commands Gotham’s private security firm The Crows, and has made it his mission to protect his city better than the Dark Knight ever could. But it’s only a matter of time before his unwavering disdain for vigilantes puts him at odds with Gotham’s new caped crusader…who also happens to be his own daughter.”
Scott joins the previously announced cast of Rachel Skarsten (Reign) as the villainous Alice; Meagan Tandy (Teen Wolf) as Sophia Moore; Nicole Kang (YOU) as Mary Hamilton; and Camrus Johnson (Luke Cage) as Luke Fox.