CBS Cast actress to play Supergirl in new TV series

Published On January 23, 2015 » 694 Views» By Darren Dimmick » News, TV
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Over the last few months their has been speculation of who will be playing Supergirl, including our own Gemma Atkinson, with CBS finaly settling on Melissa Benoist.

The synopsis for series which is being put together by Arrow and Flash producer Greg Berlanti’s is as follows Supergirl tells the story of Kara Zor-El (Benoist), Superman’s cousin who escaped her homeplanet Krypton amidst its destruction. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin. But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

Melissa Benoist previous credits include Glee, The Good Wife and Homeland will start production on the series in the next few months with the series expected to air in the Autumn. Although at present it only has a series commitment it highly anticipated that it will get a series order and meet the Autumn air date.

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