Batwoman’s John Emmet Tracy Talks Going Out With A Bang!

John Emmet Tracy of the CW’s Batwoman talks to ABTV about getting sticky with Ruby Rose and going out with a bang

Alikona Bradford

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: May 5th, 2020 3:48pm pst

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ABTV Loves Batwoman: John Emmet Tracy

He’s the supervillain that started it all! August Cartwright, better known as the guy who got parenting all wrong and started sewing faces on his sons, was the baddie responsible for Alice’s undoing and Johnny “Mouse” Cartwright’s tormented life. Those who watched Kate Kane take him down likely celebrated. We did too, but for a different reason! It freed up time in Actor John Emmet Tracy’s schedule, so that he could join us in talking about his character’s epic death. 

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J.E. Tracy: “How was it dying? It was a cool death, ya gotta admit to have Batwoman, well to have Kate kill you! … Whenever you die on a show, certain people on the crew find out before you do and so the previous week’s episode people are kind of, ‘heyyyy have you read it?’ when you start hearing that you go, okay oh man it’s probably time, but um, but ya he went out with a bang. It was, it was three really long kind of sticky days, uh,  with Ruby with all that blood. And ya know it was a lot, it was an awful lot to get all those scenes done. It was great. It was a lot of fun.“

As for his actual death scene, Tracy said, “The blood itself, though, was really cold and really sticky.  There’s outtakes out there somewhere with Ruby’s [Rose] hands on my neck and then they’d say cut. And she’d go to remove them, but she couldn’t, (laughs) she couldn’t cause they were just, like glued to my skin and we sorta of were stuck…” 

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To catch the rest of his interview and hear more behind the scenes stories, tune in on @AfterBuzzTV. And, be sure to follow @JohnEmmetTracy as he continues his acting adventures on Kevin Kostner’s Yellowstone.

Watch the Batwoman Aftershow with John Emmet Tracy here: 

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