As reported on Deadline, CBS has officially greenlit Supergirl, picking up the highly anticipated new show to series. Starring Melissa Benoist in the main role as Kara Zor-El, Supergirl comes from Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions, and is executive produced and co-created by Greg Berlanti with a pilot episode written by Berlanti, Ali Adler and Andrew Kreisberg, and based on characters by DC Comics.
The pilot episode also stars Mehcad Brooks (James Olsen), Calista Flockhart (Cat Grant), Chyler Leigh (Alexandra “Alex” Danvers), David Harewood (Hank Henshaw), Faran Tahir (The Commander), Dean Cain and Helen Slater (both in unspecified roles). Berlanti, Adler and Sarah Schechter are the Executive Producers.
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