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First Official Images Of Melissa Benoist In Full Costume As SUPERGIRL

First Official Images Of Melissa Benoist In Full Costume As SUPERGIRL

First Official Images Of Melissa Benoist In Full Costume As SUPERGIRL

Filming is now under way on CBS’ Supergirl pilot, and DC Entertainent has released the first official images of Melissa Benoist (Glee) suited up as the iconic superhero. She has the cape, the logo, the skirt, and the boots! She’s Supergirl all right! Hit the jump to check them out…

First Official Images Of Melissa Benoist In Full Costume As SUPERGIRL First Official Images Of Melissa Benoist In Full Costume As SUPERGIRL

Warner Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, and CBS have released the first official images from Supergirl, the upcoming TV series which stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El, Mehcad Brooks (Jimmy Olsen), Calista Flockhart (Cat Grant), Chyler Leigh (Alexandra “Alex” Danvers), David Harewood (Hank Henshaw), Faran Tahir (The Commander), Dean Cain and Helen Slater (both in unspecified roles). Oscar winner Colleen Atwood (Memoirs of a Geisha) designed the suit you see below, and she had this to say about the design. “In designing Supergirl, I wanted to embrace the past, but more importantly, thrust her into the street-style action hero of today.”

  • SUPERGIRL stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Kara Zor-El and Supergirl
  • The costume for Supergirl was designed by three-time Oscar® winner Colleen Atwood, who also designed the costumes for THE FLASH & ARROW and whose motion picture credits include Academy Awards® for her work on Alice in Wonderland, Memoirs of a Geisha and Chicago, as well as eight additional Oscar® nominations for films such as Into the Woods, Snow White and the Huntsman, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Sleepy Hollow, among others
  • 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.”
  • Production begins on the SUPERGIRL pilot this week

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.

The SUPERGIRL pilot is from executive producers/writers Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler and Andrew Kreisberg. Sarah Schechter is also executive producing, with Glen Winter directing.

Based on the characters from DC Comics, SUPERGIRL is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Source: DC Entertainment

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