CBS released the first images of the new Supergirl costume for its highly anticipated new series based on the popular DC Comics’ character. The costume was designed by three-time Academy Award winner and eleven-time nominee Colleen Atwood, who has also designed the costumes for the successful CW superhero dramas, Arrow and The Flash. The sneak peek of the new costume below features series star, Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Kara Zor-El aka Supergirl.
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Colleen Atwood said, “In designing Supergirl, I wanted to embrace the past, but more importantly, thrust her into the street-style action hero of today.”
The CBS pilot is from executive producers/writers Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler and Andrew Kreisberg with Sarah Schechter also executive producing and Glen Winter directing. Supergirl is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.and is based on DC Comics characters. The series is set to begin production next week. Below is a short description of the new superhero drama.
Born on the planet Krypton, Kara Zor-El escaped amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin. But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was destined to be.