Calista Flockhart Joins CBS’ Supergirl

Calista Flockhart (Brothers and Sisters, Ally McBeal) is the latest star to join CBS’ upcoming superhero drama Supergirl.

Flockhart, who follows in the footsteps of the recently announced Melissa Benoist, and Laura Benanti, has signed on to play Cat Grant, a self-made media magnate, for whom Kara Zor-El works.

The role is that of a series regular.

Supergirl, from Ali Adler and Arrow and The Flash executive producer Greg Berlanti is based on the DC comics character of the same name who, along with Superman, escaped to Earth during the planet Krypton’s destruction.