Supergirl Star Melissa Benoist Wants To Appear On Superman & Lois

Superman and Lois star Elizabeth Tulloch has revealed that Melissa Benoist wants to return as Supergirl in the superhero drama series.

The actor, who currently portrays Lois Lane on The CW series, recently attended Fan Expo Canada 2022 with her co-star Tyler Hoechlin, who portrays the titular Man of Steel. The actors were asked to respond to a rumor that had been circulating that claimed Benoist would be appearing in the upcoming third season of Superman and Lois. “We have not heard that rumor about her coming on the show,” Tulloch said. “She has expressed interest to me in doing it, and I know that we would love to work with her again and Grant [Gustin] and everyone else. I just don’t know…ever since we started the show, COVID has been a reality which is why we haven’t done any of the crossovers or anything like that, so we just can’t speak to whether or not that’s feasible.”

Benoist played Kara Danvers/Supergirl in all six seasons of Supergirl, which aired from 2015 to 2021, as well as in several crossover appearances on The Flash and other Arrowverse series. If Benoist did appear on Superman and Lois there is a chance that she would be playing an entirely new version of the Girl of Steel since the Season 2 finale of Superman and Lois established that the DC series was set in its own world, separate from Earth-Prime which is Benoist’s Supergirl, Grant Gustin’s The Flash and the Legends of Tomorrow. Showrunner Todd Helbing explained the decision to not set Superman and Lois on Earth-Prime was done to allow the creative team the opportunity to put their “own stamp on the Superman property.”

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Melissa Benoist has announced her second middle grade fantasy book with her sister Jessica!

The actress and her sister will release “Haven’s Legacy (The Powers Book 2)” in early 2023.

“Parker and Ellie’s story continues! So happy to share that Book 2 in The Powers middle grade fantasy series about two sisters with extraordinary powers—written with my own sister @jessicabenoistyoung is coming February 7, 2023 and you can preorder now!” Melissa announced on her Instagram on Friday (August 26).

Here’s a synopsis: When Parker and Ellie McFadden’s mysterious aunt Sadie shows up in the aftermath of the dramatic events at Haven House, they realize their world is about to get a lot bigger. They’ve been invited to join an underground society called the Sentry, a group comprised of powerful individuals tasked with protecting the planet. At Mountain Harbor, a summer training camp for junior members of the Sentry, Ellie and Parker will be given a chance to hone their newly realized abilities in a secure space. It’s what Sadie wants them to do, since she needs their help with an important and cryptic mission as soon as they’re ready.

But Mountain Harbor is not what it seems. Though Sadie promised the girls protection, the Danger—a smoky, tentacled being born of greed and chaos—has broken free of the forests surrounding Haven to follow Parker and Ellie to Mountain Harbor. The twins must rely on their new friends and teachers to help them defeat the fearsome threat and uncover the truth behind Sadie’s mysterious assignment. But most of all, they will have to rely on each other.

“Haven’s Legacy (The Powers Book 2)” will be out on February 7, 2023. Pre-order HERE!


Supergirl Star Melissa Benoist Lands TV Comeback Role

Supergirl actress Melissa Benoist has bagged her first major TV role since she The CW series came to an end.

Benoist has officially been cast in HBO Max’s upcoming drama The Girl on the Bus.

The series is inspired by a chapter in writer and reporter Amy Chozick’s 2018 novel Chasing Hillary, and is based on her time covering Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign for The New York Times.

The upcoming drama will also see Benoist reunite with Supergirl executive producer Greg Berlanti.

She will star as journalist Sadie McCarthy, who, according to the series’ official logline, “romanticizes the original ‘Boys on the Bus'”, putting her life on hold to cover a presidential campaign.

“Sadie hits the trail and eventually bonds with three female competitors,” the logline adds. “Despite their differences, these women become a found family with a front-row seat to the greatest soap opera in town: the battle for the White House.”

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A Seventh Season Of Supergirl, Possibly Without Benoist, Was Pitched To The CW

If Supergirl had gone on for more than six seasons, the series would have continued without its titular Girl of Steel.

At the Ultimate Crisis convention, new details were revealed regarding Supergirl‘s final season. Originally, the Arrowverse series was set to conclude with Season 7. However, since “the cast was tired, they merged it with the sixth.” Jessica Queller, who was a writer on Supergirl for the first three seasons and an executive producer on the last three, reportedly pitched a Kara-less Season 7 to The CW, but the network turned down the idea. No additional details were revealed regarding what Season 7 of Supergirl would have looked like without Melissa Benoist’s Kara Danvers.

Supergirl premiered on CBS in 2015 but moved to The CW after Season 1. The DC series ran for 126 episodes across six seasons with the series finale being released in November 2021. The two-part series finale, titled “Kara,” ended with Kara Danvers becoming CatCo’s new editor-in-chief and revealing her identity as Supergirl to the world through an exclusive televised interview with Cat Grant. Benoist played Kara Danvers/Supergirl in all six seasons of Supergirl as well as several crossover appearances in The Flash and other Arrowverse series.

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