Ever since Supergirl TV show has been transferred from CBS to CW, things have begun to turnaround especially in the casting department. Recently, there was a huge news for Supergirl fans, as Andrew Kreisberg (executive producer) confirmed that Superman/Clark Kent is officially going to come into the show in the second season, Teen Wolf star Tyler Hoechlin has been cast for the iconic role. Andrew Kreisberg said, “Greg Berlanti and I have wanted to work with Tyler for ages, so this worked out perfectly because Tyler is Superman, we are so thrilled and humbled to add another amazing actor to the legacy of this iconic character.”
The show-makers then added yet another character to the Supergirl ensemble, she is none other than Lynda Carter who brought the Amazonian Goddess Wonder Woman to life on a small screen. She will play the role of US President and will be first appearing on the third episode of season 2. She will be a series regular from now on.
The Hollywood Reporter is now reporting that the show has roped in Floriana Lima for the series regular role inspired by the openly gay DC Comics character Maggie Sawyer. This is truly groundbreaking in the world of mainstream superhero TV shows across the board. She will be a detective in NCPD who takes a keen interest in cases involving aliens. Greg Berlanti, an executive producer, said “I wanted to contemporize these comics that I loved growing up and have them reflect the society that we live in now. It’s still about working in some of those very real qualities so that everyone feels represented.”
She was created by John Byrne, introduced in 1987 as a captain of the Metropolis Special Crimes Unit, a division that deals with the meta-humans. She was romantically linked to another female character Batwoman and appeared in many comic-book titles with her.