DC Comics To Adapt Supergirl to Television. With so many DC Comic adaptations coming this fall, its no surprise that the DC Comics is looking to add more to the bandwagon, starting with Supergirl. According to ComicBookMovie, DC Comics is looking to bring Supergirl to the small screen with comic book writer Mike Johnson to adapt the female superhero.
If any of you watched Man of Steel, you may remember an Easter egg that was shown regarding Supergirl. A reference was made where Clark was in the Fortress of Solitude and finds a space pod that was left open suggesting that it belonged to Kara Zor-El AKA Supergirl, whom fans know is a cousin to Superman himself. There was also a prequel comic that ties into the movie where Kara’s connection to the pod was revealed as well as her life on Krypton.
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The last time Supergirl was adapted on TV was in the CW’s Superman prequel Smallville where Canadian actress Laura Vandervoort played the female Kryptonian. She became a regular in the series during its 6th and 7th season before becoming a recurring cast member. Supergirl was also made into a 1984 film starring Helen Slater and acted as a spin-off to the Christopher Reeves’ Superman film series. The film wasn’t a success but gained a cult following a few years after it was released.
Comic book writer Mike Johnson would be attached to produce and write the small screen adaptation of Supergirl. His writing credits include Smallville, Green Lantern, and the upcoming Gotham. An interesting fact is that Mike also worked on the Supergirl comics back in the early years of its New 52 reboot. It seems like CW may be a perfect home for this new show alongside with Arrow and Flash, but we shall see once more news arrives on this development.
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