Supergirl At Comic-Con 2016: Melissa Benoist Teases Kara’s Dynamic With Mystery Pod Character, Superman’s Arrival & More

Supergirl TVO Melissa BenoistThis past TV season featured the arrival of another DC Comics television series as Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) step into the light as National City’s own guardian angel: Supergirl. With the series moving to The CW for the second season, a lot of exciting things have already been announced for the Girl of Steel’s second year. Not only will Kara and her friends be joining the larger CW DC Universe, but we will be introduced to a lot of new players.

Last week at San Diego Comic-Con, TV Overmind participated in Supergirl Press Room with several outlets to chat with the cast and crew behind the show to get some insight into what is coming in Season 2. We spoke with the Girl of Steel herself, Melissa Benoist, who portrays Kara Zor-El a.k.a. Supergirl, as she teased what we can look forward to in the second season when it kicks off this fall.

Highlights of the interview:

-Whether or not Kara may be a mentor to the mystery character in the pod and if she knows who is inside of it.

-The differences she has noticed since moving production from L.A. to Vancouver as well as to The CW.

-Her excitement and relief that the show will finally be introducing Superman as Kal-El is the only blood relative she has left.

-Teases that she will be having some big action scenes with Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman in the premeire.


Supergirl Season 2 begins on Monday, October 10 at 8/7c on The CW. What are you most looking forward to in the second season of Supergirl? Let us know in the comments below.

Make sure to check out our other Supergirl round tables from San Diego Comic-Con as well: Tyler Hoechlin (Clark Kent/Superman) — Sarah Schechter (Executive Producer) — David Harewood (Martian Manhunter) — Jeremy Jordan (Winn Schott) — Chyler Leigh (Alex Danvers) — Mehcad Brooks (James Olsen).

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