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Local meets actor on downtown Vancouver film set (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Did you see a bat signal in the city Friday night?

Did you see a bat signal in the city Friday night?

The cast and crew of CW's popular superhero show Batwoman were filming in the city on Friday (Aug. 20) by the Vancouver Public Library's Central branch. 

A Vancouverite took to Twitter to share images and photos of the cast decked out in full "Gothamesque" attire as well as a sleek black bat-mobile complete with a glowing red undercarriage. 

The lucky local was able to meet actor Camrus Johnson who plays Batwing on the hit TV show, and said he was a "super nice guy."

Javicia Leslie takes on Batwoman role to empower others

When Javicia Leslie moved to Los Angeles, she frequently rode down the popular Sunset Boulevard to view the row of erected TV and film billboards for inspiration. As an aspiring actor, she often parked underneath her favourite ones to study before an audition.

For years, Leslie made this her routine in hopes of one day seeing her image on full display in Hollywood. Her dreams ultimately became reality when the 33-year-old actor — who starred on CBS’s God Friended Me and Carl Weber's The Family Business on BET+ — recently saw a billboard of herself donning the black-and-red Batwoman suit.

Leslie stars as the caped crusader on CW’s Batwoman, which premiered its second season earlier this year. She succeeds Ruby Rose, becoming the franchise’s first Black actress to portray the superhero, and is featured as an avowed LGBTQ central character.

With files from the Canadian Press