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Who Is the New Supergirl on CBS?

22 January 2015 10:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

CBS has found its Supergirl. Melissa Benoist has been cast as Kara Zor-El, aka Supergirl, for the superhero series of the same name that's in the works for this fall. Benoist - last seen in the Oscar-nominated movie Whiplash and on Glee - will play a denizen of Krypton who escaped amid its destruction years ago. Once she arrived to Earth, she hid the powers she shares with her famous cousin. But at 24, she opts to be the hero. CBS has given a series commitment to Supergirl, a DC Comics character that was first introduced to fanboys and girls in »

- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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Who Is the New Supergirl on CBS?

22 January 2015 10:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

CBS has found its Supergirl. Melissa Benoist has been cast as Kara Zor-El, a.k.a. Supergirl, for the superhero series of the same name that's in the works for this fall. Benoist - last seen in the Oscar-nominated movie Whiplash and on Glee - will play a denizen of Krypton who escaped amid its destruction years ago. Once she arrived to Earth, she hid the powers she shares with her famous cousin. But at 24, she opts to be the hero. CBS has given a series commitment to Supergirl, a DC Comics character that was first introduced to fanboys and »

- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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Melissa Benoist Cast as CBS’ ‘Supergirl’

22 January 2015 10:30 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS has found its “Supergirl” in “Glee” alum Melissa Benoist. The hourlong drama pilot was written by Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler, and hails from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

The eponymous series centers on Superman’s cousin, Kara Zor-El, who escaped from Krypton amid the planet’s destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous relative. But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

Supergirl” is the latest DC Comics-based show to emerge from Berlanti’s stable; the in-demand producer also oversees “Arrow” and “The Flash” for CBS sister net the CW. The drama was given a series commitment in September. Kara has previously been portrayed on the bigscreen by Helen Slater, and appeared on the CW’s Superman origin series “Smallville »

- Laura Prudom

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