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.
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]."
The source is a little dubious, but a new report claims that British actress and model Gemma Atkinson has auditioned for the role of Supergirl in the upcoming CBS adaptation of the DC Comics property. It's fair to say that she certainly looks the part! Hit the jump for details...
Are CBS and David Rapaport Casting aiming to kickoff 2015 with a bit of "super" news? The Casting Director for the show says Supergirl is coming soon.
Just over a week ago, Claire Holt, who stars in The Originals, became the first actress to be named as a contender for the lead role in CBS' Supergirl television series, but now The Hollywood Reporter says she probably won't get it. Check it out.
Move over Wonder Woman! The world's first true modern female superhero comic book movie is celebrating her 30th anniversary!
Though a number of actresses are said to be testing for the lead role in the upcoming Supergirl TV series on CBS, The Vampire Diaries and The Originals star Claire Holt is the first name to emerge as being in the running to play the DC Comics character. Check it out...
They may be on different networks, but it now sounds as if the worlds of Arrow, The Flash and CBS' Supergirl may end up colliding somewhere down the line, or will at the very least be set in the same corner of the DC Universe. Hit the jump for further details...
Four more character casting descriptions for series regular roles in CBS' upcoming Supergirl have been revealed, featuring a pair of potential villains as well as a pair of potential allies. The descriptions also hint at further deviations that the show may take. Come check it out!
Casting has begun for CBS' upcoming small screen adaptation of Supergirl for both the titular role and...her sister? This is going to be a very different take on the DC Comics property, but it sounds awesome. Hit the jump for the character descriptions of the "Kara Zor-El Danvers!
Perhaps not too surprisingly, frequent Greg Berlanti collaborator David Rapaport has announced via Twitter that he'll also be handling casting for the upcoming CBS Supergirl series. So if you're happy with Grant Gustin and Stephen Amell, chances are you'll be with whoever he finds to play Kara, too.
At New York Comic Con, IGN interviewed Laura Vandervoort about the upcoming Supergirl television series being developed by CBS. She offers some advice for the future actress that will inhabit the role as well as expressing interest in making an appearance.
The latest episode of DC All Access puts the spotlight on Gotham's supporting characters and plans to bring Supergirl to CBS. On the comics front, we have news won the upcoming Booster Gold one-shot and Wednesday's Sinestro: Futures End #1. Check it out!
DC Comics are bringing another series to yet another network as it has been revealed today that Supergirl (that IS the title) will come to CBS with a full series order! However, far more intriguing is the logline which seemingly hints that Superman will play some sort of role. Read on for details!
An untitled 'Supergirl' television show is reportedly being pitched to various networks. Like me I'm sure many fans are excited to hopefully see her alongside the brilliant 'Arrow' and the (if the pilot is an indication) horrendous 'The Flash', but while we wait with nails between our teeth I thought I'd give us something else to run through with a countdown of my top choices to take up the mini skirt of justice as the last daughter of krypton
There had been rumours about a Supergirl series being in the works, with later confirmation from far reliable sources that Warner Bros. and DC Comics were looking to bring Superman's cousin to the small screen. Well, The Flash producer Greg Berlanti now confirms it's on the way...
Though some movie going audiences are getting sick of reboots there are some franchises that it seems are in dire need of a remake. Hit the jump for a video breakdown of three popular properties that we'd love to see again preferably sooner rather than later.