Melissa Benoist Soars in New ‘Supergirl’ Poster
Melissa Benoist leads the series as the title character with a cast that also includes Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Laura Benanti as Alura Zor-El, Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant, Chyler Leigh as Alexandra “Alex” Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winslow “Winn” Schott, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw, Peter Facinelli as Maxwell Lord, and, in mystery roles, Dean Cain and Helen Slater.
Benoist is well aware that comic book fans are very passionate and particular of how their favorite heroes are portrayed on screen, and the former Glee gal wants to assure viewers that she is going to protect this iconic character.
“Just to put it simply, we’re not going to let you down,” she revealed to Entertainment Tonight. “We all care about this so much and we’ve got the perfect team supporting us with [executive producers] Ali Adler, and Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter. We’re all just having so much fun too and I think you’re going to see how much fun we’re having.”
Supergirl premieres Oct. 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.