A younger demographic headed to CBS with news of Supergirl?!
According to Deadline, reported that CBS will now be the new home to the DC Comic television adaption of the female superhero Supergirl. Warner Bros. TV and studio-based Berlanti Prods. is producing the series with showrunners Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow) and Ali Adler’s. Reports of the new upcoming series and its ‘size of commitment eclipses the series commitment DC Batman drama Gotham.’ The world of superheroes is being explored in television and CBS was one of the only networks to not have this theme on board. Supergirl character Kara will start with her using her abilities, unlike the familiar WBTV/CW Superman series Smallville, where we saw superman journey in finding his abilities and powers. Take a look at the description below:
The Supergirl character was created by writer Otto Binder and designed by artist Al Plastino in 1959. Of the several women who have assumed the caped girl persona in the comics, the Berlanti-Adler series will feature the most popular one: Superman’s cousin, Kara Zor-El, who shares his super powers and vulnerability to Kryptonite.
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 be the hero she was always meant to be. Berlanti and Adler will write the script and executive produce with Berlanti Prods.’ Sarah Schechter. Also closely involved in the development of the project has been DC Entertainment’s chief creative officer Geoff Johns.