'Superman' Is Finally Being Cast For SUPERGIRL - But With One Twist!

Though Kara's slightly more famous cousin has had a presence on Supergirl already, the CBS show is now casting an actor to play the Man of Steel for a 2016 debut.


Superman has been depicted on Supergirl already, but only via a few blurry, shot- from-behind glimpses. Now, TV Line reports that an actual actor will be cast to portray the Man of Steel on the show... a 13-year-old actor, that is.

Yes, our first proper introduction to Kal El on Supergirl will be through flashback, as a bond is established between a teenage Supes and his cousin, Kara (Melissa Benoist). Apparently they're looking for a 13-year-old actor with “future leading man looks” to play the potentially recurring role. The character will be introduced in episode 13 of the show.

What do you guys think about this? A smart way to go about it, or should they have just gone with the older version? Sound off below.

SUPERGIRL: THE COMPLETE SERIES Blu-ray Review: Bid Farewell To The Girl Of Steel With A Fitting Swan Song
Related:

SUPERGIRL: THE COMPLETE SERIES Blu-ray Review: "Bid Farewell To The Girl Of Steel With A Fitting Swan Song"

SUPERGIRL Spoilers: Here's How The Series Finale Wrapped Up Kara Danvers And Lex Luthor's Story Arcs
Recommended For You:

SUPERGIRL Spoilers: Here's How The Series Finale Wrapped Up Kara Danvers And Lex Luthor's Story Arcs

DISCLAIMER: This post was submitted by a user who has agreed to our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. As a user-generated content platform, Comic Book Movie and Best Little Sites LLC is protected under the DMCA... [MORE]
Related
JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION Star Dichen Lichman On JP Legacy, Playing Villains, Hot Tubs, & More (Exclusive)
To mark the release of Jurassic World: Dominion - Extended Edition, we had an exclusive opportunity to sit down with actress Dichen Lachman to talk about her pivotal role as Soyona Santos!
SEVERANCE Star Dichen Lachman Reflects On That Wild Cliffhanger Finale & Teases Season 2 (Exclusive)
While talking to actress Dichen Lachman about her role in Jurassic World: Dominion, we also got a chance to ask about that jaw-dropping Severance finale and what awaits us all in season two!
JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION Star Dichen Lichman On Shooting That Show-Stopping Malta Sequence (Exclusive)
We sat down with Jurassic World: Dominion star Dichen Lachman to talk about her villainous role as Soyona Santos in the dino blockbuster, which is currently the second-highest grossing film of the year!
AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Actress Dichen Lachman Would Love To Work On Another Comic Book Project (Exclusive)
Following memorable villainous turns on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Supergirl, it sounds like actress Dichen Lachman would be more than down to rejoin the comic book movie or TV space!
SUPERGIRL: THE COMPLETE SERIES Blu-ray Review: Bid Farewell To The Girl Of Steel With A Fitting Swan Song
After wrapping its high-flying run last fall, Supergirl: The Sixth and Final Season is now available on Blu-ray along with a Supergirl: The Complete Series Blu-ray box set featuring all 126 episodes!

The Best Little Sites Network (BLS)

Action Movie and TV News - AnimeMojo.com
Anime News, Trailers & More - AnimeMojo.com
Superhero News, Videos, Rumors & More - ComicBookMovie.com
Horror News - FearHQ.com
Video Game News, Reviews, Trailers & More - GameFragger.com
Sci-Fi and Fantasy News, Videos, Rumors & More - SFFGazette.com
Cartoon and Animated Film News, Videos, Rumors & More - Toonado.com
Professional Wrestling News, Videos, Rumors & More - TheRingReport.com