Calista Flockhart Cast in SUPERGIRL Series

 calista-flockhartCalista Flockhart has joined the cast of CBS’ forthcoming SUPERGIRL series as Cat Grant, a character who has roots in Superman comics.

Introduced in Adventures of Superman #424 by creators Marv Wolfman and Jerry Ordway, Cat Grant started out as a gossip columnist for the Daily Planet, however, Variety reports that this version of Cat will be “a self-made media magnate and founder of CatCo.”

Cat Grant has appeared on-screen before: In LOIS & CLARK: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, she was played by Tracy Scoggins, and by Keri Lynn Pratt on SMALLVILLE.

SUPERGIRL is being planned for a fall debut.