First look at Kaci Walfall as The CW’s NAOMI homages her first comic cover

Last month casting news broke that Kaci Walfall will be playing Naomi McDuffie, the titular persona of the upcoming Naomi show developed for The CW by Ava DuVernay and Jill Blankenship. Today the network secreted the first image of Walfall, which comic books will instantly distinguish as an adoration to the cover of the first issue of the Naomi miniseries by novelists by Brian Michael Bendis& David F. Walker and master Jamal Campbell.

Check out the image and its root material 😛 TAGEND Kaci WalfallPictured: Kaci Walfall as Naomi — Photo: The CW –( c) 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Liberties Earmarked.

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Here’s how The CW describes Naomi 😛 TAGEND

The show follows a teenage girl’s journey from her small-scale northwestern township to the meridians of the multiverse. When a supernatural event shakes her hometown to the core, Naomi sets out to uncover its roots, and what she detects will challenge everything we repute about our heroes.

Along with Walfall, Naomi will likewise featureAlexander Wraith as Dee, Cranston Johnson as Zumbado, and Camila Moreno as Lourdes. The line is ministerial produced by Ava DuVernay, Jill Blankenship, Sarah Bremner and Paul Garnes, and produced by DuVernay’s Array Filmworks in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Bendis, Walker, and Campbell have teased a sequel miniseries for the original Naomi series, although with all three of them having other commitments it may be a while before that arrives. In the meantime the character is featured in Bendis and David Marquez’s Justice League lineup, where the current villain of the line acclaims from Naomi’s rotate Earth homeworld.

Production on the Naomi pilot began earlier in April. DuVernay recognized the occasion with a teaser photo on Twitter 😛 TAGEND

Day One. NAOMI starring @KaciWalfall. @ARRAYNow @DCComics @WarnerBrosTV @TheCW pic.twitter.com/ doq8VZuV 78

— Ava DuVernay (@ ava) April 7, 2021

The series is the latest DC project for The CW, home to the Arrowverse series including The Flash, Supergirl, Batwoman, Legends of Tomorrow, Superman and Lois, and Black Lightning. It’s unclear if Naomi will be a part of the Arrowverse or take place in its own universe. Stargirl, formerly of the DC Universe streaming service, will too announce The CW its residence when its second season begins. A series starring recently-introduced new Wonder Girl Yara Flor was also announced by the network as well, though that programme didn’t make it beyond initial development.

Look for more word and progress viewing The CW’s Naomi as they’re announced.

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