Lima To Play Maggie Sawyer In “Supergirl”

“The Family” actress Floriana Lima has been cast in the role of Maggie Sawyer on The CW’s “Supergirl” series.

One of the first openly gay characters in mainstream comics, the character was created in the late 1980s and introduced as Captain of the Metropolis Special Crimes Unit in the pages of “Superman”.

In the series, she will be a detective for the National City Police Department who “takes a special interest in the cases involving aliens.” She joins fellow new Season 2 alum such as Ian Gomez as Kara’s new boss Snapper Carr, Tyler Hoechlin as Superman and Lynda Carter as the President of the United States.

“Supergirl” returns on October 10th, with the first season set to be repeated in its entirety with back-to-back episodes every Monday over ten weeks from August 1st.

Source: The Live Feed