Melissa Benoist cast as Supergirl in CBS series

So, thanks to THR, we finally know who’s playing our lead in CBS’s forthcoming Supergirl TV series: Melissa Benoist.

Benoist is best known from her work on Glee, but as I’ve never actually watched more than five minutes of Glee, I can’t actually comment on how good or bad of a choice she is.

While DC’s movie universe has been a mess of shaky promises and… well… one mediocre film so far, the TV universe has had bright spots — most notably The CW’s Arrow and The Flash. As Supergirl, even though it’s on another network, shares its producers with those two series, I’m hopeful that this is as well cast as the leads on their other shows.

Because I’m not watching Glee episodes to find out.


Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also wrote and drew the now completed webcomic UnCONventional, and produces the podcasts BS-Free Witchcraft, On This Day With Trae, Stormwood & Associates, and The Nerd & Tie Podcast. This leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”

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