Could Gemma Atkinson take on the role of Supergirl ?

Published On January 5, 2015 » 2251 Views» By Darren Dimmick » News, TV
It has been reported that Casualty actress Gemma Atkinson has recently auditioned for the role of Supergirl.

Atkinson rose to fame in the UK on Hollyoaks and has gone on to carve her self out a respected UK TV career, but in the latest reports, it has said that she has auditioned for the fourth coming CBS series Supergirl.

According to the Sun Newspaper, the actress is waiting to find out whether she has been cast as the superhero in the new US TV series.

The series, which is being worked on by Arrow co-creator Greg Berlanti, is currently casting for roles, with Vampire Diaries actress Claire Holt apparently also in line for the lead.

Atkinson was last month tipped to be joining Emmerdale as Bob Hope’s daughter Carly, taking over the role from actress Rebecca Ryan.

The character of Supergirl was first introduced in comic books in the 1950s, with the new series expected to be based around the 1984 movie which starred peter O’Toole and Helen Slater.

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