At the age of 12, Kara Zor-El escaped the death on the planet Krypton to find shelter with the Danver family on Earth. There she grows up in the shadow of her nurse Alex and learns to conceal the extraordinary powers with his cousin Superman. As an adult living in the National City and working for the media tycoon of Cat Grant, Kara notes that his days when he secretes his abilities will end when the head of the top secret agency Hank Henshaw she recruits citizens against threats. Finally, Kara must juggle her new responsibilities with her very human relationships.
Release date: 26 October 2015
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
Networks: The CW
Creators: Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg
Stars: Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh
Directors: Allison Adler, Andrew Kreisberg
‘Supergirl’ is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El, Superman’s (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth. Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents’ help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl to fight crime.