Maid of Might finally meets the Man of Steel
SEASON 2 US BROADCAST The CW from 10 October UK BROADCAST Sky 1 from late October
returning SHOW! Superman is coming. For longtime DC Comics fans, no other words are needed to describe
Supergirl’s second season. Barring the final moments of Smallville’s finale, the Last Son of Krypton has been missing from liveaction TV since Lois And Clark ended its run back in 1997. that changes with the addition of former Teen Wolf actor tyler Hoechlin to the cast of Supergirl.
“What’s important on our show is how they teach one another and the love between them,” says star Melissa Benoist of Kara Zor-el’s relationship with her legendary cousin. “they’re two surviving members of a dying race.”
With season two, Supergirl’s production relocates from Los Angeles to Vancouver, following the show’s move from its US TV home on CBS to the CW. now one of four DC shows on the superhero-friendly network, Supergirl will cross over with The Flash, Arrow and Legends Of Tomorrow. “i had so much fun doing the crossover with grant [gustin],” says Benoist of her first season team-up with the Scarlet Speedster, “that i’m excited for anything and everything they throw at us.”
Other newcomers this season include Floriana Lima as the crimebusting Maggie Sawyer and ian gomez as newsman Snapper Carr. Aside from Superman, however, the biggest addition is the original DC TV heroine herself – Wonder Woman Lynda Carter – as the President of the united States.
“Ahhhh! it’s amazing,” enthuses Benoist. “i haven’t met her yet, but i plan on picking her brain. i can’t wait to meet her. i’m psyched!”