Leigh will be playing Alexandra Danvers, the foster sister of Supergirl, who has grown up being fascinated by her. She was inspired to become a doctor due to her exsposure of the far-advanced science of Krypton.
Harewood, known for his role on Homeland, will be playing an version of the DC Comic character Hank Henshaw. The series will see Henshaw as a CIA agent who runs the Department of Extra-Normal Operations.
Supergirl is also set to star Ally McBeal’s Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant and True Blood’s Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer