Robin Givens Joins Season 3 Cast as Series Regular – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Robin Givens (Riverdale) has been selected for a key role in The CW’s upcoming third season Batwoman.
Givens, a new series regular in the DC drama, will play Jada Jet. Powerful CEO of Jet Industries, Jada is not authoritarian: she is the boss. Passionate and hardworking, a woman who has gone through the ups and downs of life to climb the ranks, while being extremely protective of her brash son. A woman with a deep past that forced her to abandon her firstborn, Jada is a woman with a good heart, but will do whatever it takes to protect her family.
In the Season 2 finale on June 27, Ryan Wilder (Javicia Leslie) fully reprized the role of Batwoman with Kate Kane leaving Gotham in search of her long-missing cousin Bruce Wayne (aka Batman). It has also been revealed that Ryan’s biological mother, who is believed to have died in childbirth, is actually alive.
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In addition to Javicia Leslie as Batwoman, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang and Camrus Johnso are also starring; Original actor Dougray Scott recently left the show. Batwoman is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Givens is currently recurring in the upcoming HBO Max series Class leader, reprising her role as Darlene Merriman from the original series. In the follow-up series, Darlene is the mother of Terrell (Brandon Severs).
Previously, Givens returned as Sierra McCoy on the CW Riverdale, also from Berlanti Prods. and WBTV, and directed a few episodes of the hit series. She also directed the feature film 2021 Favorite son. His film credits include Head of state with Chris Rock, Tyler Perry’s The hunting family and the next one Last looks with Mel Gibson and Charlie Hunnam. His recent television work also includes a recurring role on the ABC show. The fix and a regular serial role on OWN’s Ambitions. Givens is replaced by A3 Artists Agency.