BATWOMAN Changes Directors; Dougray Scott Cast as Jacob Kane

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We have an update on the Batwoman pilot! Jacob Kane has been cast; and the show gets a new director. According to Entertainment Weekly, director Marcos Siega has replaced the previous, David Nutter for the Batwoman pilot. Nutter has stepped away for personal reasons. He will still serve as an executive producer on the pilot.

Siega has done pilot work for the CW in the past with the Vampire Diaries, and shows for other networks such as God Friended Me, The Following, and The Passage. With the directors switch, it will be interesting to see what comes of the pilot.

In other news, Kate Kane’s (Batwoman) father has been cast! Dougray Scott is Jacob Kane. Jacob is an ex U.S. military colonel who is not too fond of Batman, with his own idea for how to protect Gotham City. This eventually results in a clash between him and Batwoman, his daughter. Dougray Scott’s most well-known for his roles in Mission Impossible 2 and My Week With Marilyn. We can’t wait to see the relationship Jacob Kane and Ruby Rose’s Batwoman.

For more news on Batwoman and all of the Arrowverse, stay tuned!

Source: EW