Maggie Sawyer is coming to Supergirl.
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Floriana Lima has landed the series regular role of DC Character Maggie Sawyer on Supergirl‘s upcoming second season on The CW.
Originating in 1987 in Superman comics, Sawyer was one of the first openly gay characters in comics. She served as a member of the Science Police, a division of the police department that deals with metahumans.
On Supergirl, Sawyer will be “a detective for the National City Police Department who takes a special interest in the cases involving aliens.”
Lima joins a growing list of new characters for Supergirl‘s second season, including Lynda Carter (POTUS), Tyle Hoechlin (Clark Kent/Superman), and Ian Gomez (Snapper Carr).
Supergirl season 2 premieres Monday, Oct. 10 at 8/7c on The CW.