Posted January 23, 2015 by Yuri Mangahas in Movies/TV

CBS Officially Confirms The Actress Behind SUPERGIRL

CBS officially confirmed via a press release that actress Melissa Benoist will be playing the titular role l for the network’s upcoming superhero series Supergirl.


Benoist is best known for her role as Marley Rose in the musical-comedy series Glee, as well as for her performance in Whiplash. In Supergirl, she will play Kara Zor-El, who escaped her home planet of Krypton amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she has concealed 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.

Other actors in the DC TV universe have expressed their enthusiasm online, while congratulating Benoist for snagging the role.



No further details regarding Supergirl’s premiere date were given yet, but a late 2015 or 2016 release is touted for the show.




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