GOTHAM's Renee Montoya, Victoria Cartagena, Will Play A Different Version Of The Character In BATWOMAN

GOTHAM's Renee Montoya, Victoria Cartagena, Will Play A Different Version Of The Character In BATWOMAN

Following the news that Renee Montoya is on her way to Batwoman for season three, it's now been confirmed that Gotham star Victoria Cartagena will star as a new version of the character on The CW...

We recently learned that Batwoman is looking to cast Renee Montoya for its upcoming third season, and Deadline is now reporting that The CW has zeroed in on actress Victoria Cartagena.

If this news sounds somewhat familiar, it's because the actress has already played Renee...in Gotham! However, the two shows aren't set in the same world so Cartagena will be playing a new version of the Gotham City Detective here. She has plenty of other credits to her name, though, including Almost Family, Servant, and Manifest

According to the trade, this take on Montoya "is a former GCPD officer who left the force when she could no longer stomach the corruption inside the GCPD. She now runs the 'freaks division,' which hasn’t seen a lot of action...until now. Righteous and pragmatic, and LGBTQ+, she’s a woman with a very personal (and mysterious) mission to help clean the streets of Gotham in the right way, by whatever means necessary."

Cartagena is going to be a season regular, and she's an undeniably exciting addition to Batwoman

That mention of a "mysterious" mission is interesting, especially as comic book fans will know that Renee's comic book counterpart ultimately becomes a vigilante known as The Question. Gotham's version of the character was romantically involved with Barbara Kean, and only appeared in seven episodes. 

Are you excited to see Cartagena take another shot at Renee Montoya on the small screen? 

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