Kevin Smith returns as director for The CW’s Supergirl season two episode 17. Episode 17 marks Smith’s second episode at the helm of the superhero series having previously directed the second season’s ninth episode, ‘Supergirl Lives.’ Episode 17 airing on March 27, 2017 is titled ‘Distant Sun’ and was written by Gabriel Llanas and Anna Musky-Goldwyn.
The season two cast includes Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Chris Wood, Mehcad Brooks, Jeremy Jordan, David Harewood, and Floriana Lima.
The ‘Distant Sun’ Plot: LYNDA CARTER RETURNS AS PRESIDENT MARSDIN; KEVIN SMITH DIRECTS – A large bounty is put out on Supergirl (Benoist) and aliens from far and near attack National City intent on taking out the woman of steel. Alex (Leigh) and Maggie (Lima) run into Maggie’s ex-girlfriend, Emily (guest star Hayley Sales), who is in town for a week. Hank (Harewood) gets an interesting order from President Marsdin (guest star Lynda Carter).