Supergirl

Supergirl Supergirl is a female counterpart to the DC Comics Superman. As his cousin, she shares his super powers and vulnerability to Kryptonite. She was created by writer Otto Binder and designed by artist Al Plastino in 1959. She first appeared in the Action Comics comic book series and later branched out into animation, film, television, and merchandising. In May 2011, Supergirl placed 94th on IGN's list of the Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time.
The CBS Supergirl series has officially begun production with executive producer Andrew Kriesberg and others starting to tweet out photos on set of the pilots filming. Take the jump to check it out!
Well, as Winslow “Winn” Schott initially, but DC fans will know that's the civilian name of the villainous Toyman. It seems the character will start out as a friend and colleague of Melissa Benoist's Kara (much like Killer Frost in The Flash), but is sure to turn nasty down the line.
"Supergirls then and now". She's not in costume as Kara, but actress Melissa Benoist has shared a behind-the-scenes look at her smiling self alongside original Supergirl Helen Slater, who was recently announced as joining the cast of the CBS show in a mystery role. Take a look...
This seems to have become a bit of a tradition for DC-based TV shows. Helen Slater, who played Kara in the 1984 Supergirl movie, has joined the cast of the new CBS show in a secret role. Plus, the man who played Supes in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman is along for the ride too.
Two major casting additions have been made to the cast of Supergirl, with well known Homeland and Grey's Anatomy stars set as Hank Henshaw (a.k.a. Cyborg Superman) and Kara's sister, Alexandra "Alex" Danvers. The series has also gained a producer of Arrow and The Flash...
When it was announced that the Nashville actress would be playing Supergirl's birth Mother on the CBS show, fans assumed her character would be glimpsed either through flashbacks or as a Jor-El type "ghost guide"; but it doesn't sound like that will be the case...
Supergirl star Melissa Benoist talks here for the first time about taking on the iconic role in the upcoming CBS series, revealing what it is that appeals to her about playing the superpowered Kryptonian and the pressures of possibly donning the character's iconic suit. Check it out!
Henry Cavill won't be turning up in Supergirl, but the CBS series will feature a visit from the Man of Steel! A casting call has now gone out for Superman, but his role in the show which stars Melissa Benoist (Glee) is different to what you might expect. Read on for details...
Ally McBeal star Calista Flockhart is the latest addition to the cast of CBS'Supergirl, and she will be playing Cat Grant, a character known to many for her busty makeover in Geoff Johns and Gary Frank's Action Comics run. She'll be a bit different here though...
Melissa Benoist, CBS' new Supergirl debuted her blonde hair at the 2015 Spirit Awards.
The casting for the key characters in the CBS Supergirl pilot continues, and the latest addition is Nashville's Laura Benanti. She will appear in the recurring role of Alura Zor-El, Kara's (Melissa Benoist) birth Mother. Click on for more...
An actor has posted two audition videos for the role of Winslow “Wynn” Schott in CBS' new DC Comics-based television series Supergirl. There is some new information regarding Supergirl's costume and her relationship with her neighbor.
Wannabe actors love posting their audition videos online for the whole world to see. Thankfully, they do as they are a nice goldmine of information for upcoming shows, like CBS's Supergirl. Check out info on Kara, Alex, Superman and the Lumberjack.
Let's talk about how TV is finally getting a comic book property right!
The character of Lucifer (yes, that Lucifer) was first introduced in the pages of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, and last year we heard that Fox had commissioned a pilot for a series based on his Vertigo spin-off series. Now it seems they've been given the green light to proceed.
One of the first foes that Supergirl will face in the upcoming TV series of the same name isn't exactly an iconic DC Comics bad guy, but the official description once again indicates that the show takes place in a world where Superman DOES indeed exist. Hit the jump for details...
CBS' upcoming Supergirl TV series has found its Jimmy Olsen (a character we've not met in the DC Cinematic Universe which kicked off in Man of Steel), and as the previously released description already made clear, he's a lot different to his comic book counterpart...
CBS finally revealed this week who will be playing Supergilr in the upcoming TV series, and their decision came as quite a surprise with little known Whiplash actress Melissa Benoist given the chance to take on the iconic role. How do you feel about the casting?
Do you hate TV shows mixing universes or can is it a benefit to each program?
There have been a lot of rumours and a lot of speculation about who will play Supergirl in CBS' planned TV series, and the network have finally made it official. With an impressive track record which includes Glee and Whiplash, find out who it is right HERE!
This isn't the first time, nor will it be the last time actors upload their audition tapes online for all to see. This time, the actors are auditioning for roles in CBS' comic book-based television series Supergirl. Hit the jump to check them out.
While chatting to IGN about the future of The Flash, leading man Grant Gustin briefly touched upon the idea of a crossover between The Scarlet Speedster and the upcoming Supergirl adaptation over on CBS. Hit the jump to check out what he had to say!
CBS entertainment chairman Nina Tassler has revealed a ton of new details about Supergirl, including the fact that it will be a crime procedural. Oh, and despite what we heard yesterday, you may want to forget about Supergirl meeting up with The Arrow and The Flash...
An update on the CBS Supergirl TV show from CBS' Entertainment Chair, Nina Tassler. "[Supergirl is] a story and a coming-of-age opportunity for us."
What does Arrow and Flash executive producer Greg Berlanti think about his CBS Supergirl show crossing over with his CW superhero dramas? "... I think of myself as like if I were watching them, I would want to see [them crossover]."