Melissa Benoist is Kara Danvers in the 'Supergirl' first photos. See photos.
Former Glee star, Melissa Benoist, plays Kara Danvers aka Kara Zor-El in Warner Bros. Television's 'Super Girl' - based on the characters from DC Comics.
Mellisa plays Kara Zor-El, who escapes the destruction on Krypton to join her cousin on Earth.
'Supergirl' also stars Mehcad Brooks, Calista Flockhart, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood, Faran Tahir, Dean Cain and Helen Slater.
The costume for Supergirl was designed by three-time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood, who is also behind 'The Flash and Arrow' costume.
Supergirl would be the first network superhero series with a female lead in over a decade.