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.
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.
Following reports that DC Comics are planning a Supergirl TV series, it has now been confirmed that it's in development, but one site cautions that the show likely won't end up joining Arrow and The Flash. We now have details on the title - don't expect it to be called Supergirl - and more!
A Batman prequel? Check. Constantine? Check. Green Arrow? Check. The Flash? Check. Next? Supergirl! According to a new report, DC Comics are actively looking to bring Superman's cousin to the small screen with producer and comic book writer Mike Johnson attached. Read on for details!
A fan made teaser trailer for a possible Supergirl reboot.
David E. Kelley's Wonder Woman, starring Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights) never made it past the pilot, but that hasn't stopped the actress from expressing interest in playing yet another superhero role in the future. Hit the jump to check it out.
The young actress reveals that she will provide the voice for Supes' little cousin in a future DC animated movie. No title yet, but from the details provided by Yahoo it would seem to be an adaptation of the Superman: Brainiac arc..
Jenn is part of a cosplay group known as the "Dangerous ladies" and I came across these great, inventive pics of her as Superman's little cousin on Deviantart. Check em out..
Extreme Comixxx have given us the x-clusive first look at their latest porn parody starring Alanah Ray as a super-busty Supergirl. Take a look, it's a G-rated preview.
From Firefly to Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles to Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, Summer Glau has cornered the market on playing attractive, demure young females with the controlled homicidal power to destroy an opposing legion of trained warriors.
Summer Glau, the voice of Supergirl in the animated film Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, introduces a clip from the film.
Here is a clip of Wonder Woman leading an assault on Apokolips tanks.
The Cw has released the official synopsis of the third episode of Smallville season 10, "Supergirl," which, of course, heralds Laura Vandervoort's return as as the Girl of Steel. The episode airs October 8th.
Laura Vandervoort, currently portraying the Visitor Lisa on ABC's "V", returns to Smallville this season as Kara (a.k.a. Supergirl), Clark Kent's cousin. In this exclusive interview the actress discusses the episode on the role Kara plays in Clark's destiny as Superman.