It’s official, CBS’ upcoming TV series based on the DC Comics superheroinne “Supergirl” has been given a full series order by the network.
Melissa Benoist (“Glee”) will star as Kara Zor-El, the young woman who escaped Krypton and has been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin. At age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.
The project comes from “Arrow” and “The Flash” team of Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg who will both executive produce alongside Ali Adler and Sarah Schechter.
CBS won’t reveal if the show will air starting this Fall or be held until mid-season.