Calista Flockhart’s returning to series TV with a role in CBS’ Supergirl starring Melissa Benoist. The cast of the upcoming comic book inspired series also features Mehcad Brooks and Laura Benanti. Benoist is onboard to play Kara/Supergirl, Brooks is Jimmy Olsen, and Benanti is playing Alura Zor-El. Flockhart’s confirmed to play Cat Grant.
Supergirl is being developed by DC Entertainment, Warner Bros, and Berlanti Productions.
Per DC Comics’ official announcement, Cat Grant is described as “a self-made media magnate and the founder of CatCo. On the show, Cat Grant started her career as a reporter and has built her company into a global powerhouse. Kara (Benoist) works at CatCo as her assistant.”
-By Rebecca Murray
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