Calista Flockhart joins CBS’s #Supergirl

Calista Flockhart is returning to television!

The former Ally McBeal star has landed a recurring role in CBS’s upcoming Supergirl show as Cat Grant.

Supergirl, starring Melissa Benoist as the titular hero, follows Kara Zor-El (Supergirl), Superman’s 24-year old cousin who decides to embrace her powers and leave her home of Krypton for Earth.

According to Variety, Cat is “a self-made media magnate and founder of CatCo, where Kara Zor-El works as her assistant. Cat started her career as a reporter and has built her company into a global powerhouse.”

Also previously announced wast the castings of Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen (Kara’ love interest) and Laura Benanti as Kara’s mother.

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