Mehcad Brooks is Jimmy Olsen in ‘Supergirl’

Mehcad Brooks Cast as Jimmy Olsen in Supergirl
Mehcad Brooks (Photo by Richard Chavez)

CBS’s upcoming series Supergirl has found its Jimmy Olsen. Mehcad Brooks has snagged the role of Jimmy, the intrepid photographer and love interest of Supergirl, in CBS’ series. The comic book inspired show is being developed by DC Entertainment, Warner Bros, and Berlanti Productions.

Melissa Benoist (Glee) is attached to play Supergirl/Kara Zor-el.

Brooks’ credits include Desperate Housewives, The Game, The Deep End, My Generation, and Necessary Roughness. He also had a supporting role in HBO’s True Blood playing ‘Eggs’.

-By Rebecca Murray

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