Weissman Cast As A Young “Supergirl”

Malina Weissman will play the younger child version of Kara Zor-El in CBS’ upcoming series adaptation of the DC Comics heroine “Supergirl”.

Melissa Benoist plays a 24-year-old Kara Zor-El, Superman’s cousin, who was born on the planet Krypton and escaped amid its destruction years ago. After arriving on Earth, Kara was taken in by a foster family who taught her to be careful with her extraordinary powers.

Weissman is expected to appear in flashbacks to the character’s early years as a child. Weissman certainly has experience in this kind of role, playing the younger version of Megan Fox’s April O’Neil in last year’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot.

Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler and Andrew Kreisberg will pen the script and executive produce the drama.

Source: The Live Feed