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'Supergirl' Will Reveal Season 3 Villain In Season 2 Finale


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Though it originally started out as CBS' staple superhero series, 'Supergirl' took a trip to The CW following its first season when it failed to rack up the sort of viewers that CBS would have liked, joining the likes of 'Arrow', 'The Flash' and 'Legends of Tomorrow' when it arrived. Now as a fully-fledged member of the Arrowverse, it's enjoying ample success throughout its second season and has already been confirmed to return for a third later this year.

'Supergirl' will return for a third season later this year on The CW'Supergirl' will return for a third season later this year on The CW

Melissa Benoist takes on the titular role as Supergirl, otherwise known as Kara Zor-El, with Mehcad Brooks and Chyler Leigh joining her on the cast in the roles of James Olsen and Alex Danvers respectively. Fans were also hugely excited this season to see the introduction of Teri Hatcher as the villainous Rhea. Hatcher had of course in the past played Lois Lane in 'The New Adventures of Superman' and Ella Lane in an episode of 'Smallville'. It seems the DC Universe is one she cannot - or one she does not want to escape.

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Patriots Day Review

Excellent

The third time's a charm for Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg, who previously teamed for the true life adventures Lone Survivor and Deepwater Horizon, both films that spent too much time glorifying rah-rah heroism to properly tell their stories. But this dramatic thriller, which recounts the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, is a startlingly visceral experience, allowing for a lot more humanity in the characters. Which actually makes them feel both more honest and more heroic.

Wahlberg plays Tommy, a street cop who feels like no one notices that he's rather good at his job. When two brothers (Alex Wolff and Themo Melikidze) explode bombs at the marathon's finish line, Tommy leaps in to help the injured. And due to his local knowledge, he also helps advise FBI investigator Richard (Kevin Bacon), who is working with the local police commissioner (John Goodman). As the frantic manhunt for the bombers extends over the following days, Tommy's wife (Michelle Monaghan) tries to get him to rest, but he pushes on. And with the whole city helping the cops, the brothers are eventually chased into the neighbourhood of beat cop Jeffrey (J.K. Simmons) for an intense showdown.

This film manages to get the balance right between gritty action and inspiring heroics. Berg mixes documentary footage in seamlessly, grounding everything in reality, and he lets the actors draw out the flaws in these real-life people. This makes them much easier to identify with, which in turn makes the action sequences that much more involving. There's a shootout in here that is perhaps one of the most outrageous ones ever put on film, even more remarkable because it's true. And while Wahlberg is the only character who gets some proper depth, he plays Tommy beautifully, bouncing off everyone else in ways that add meaning and energy to the film.

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Melissa Benoist Files For Divorce From Blake Jenner


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‘Supergirl’ actress Melissa Benoist has reportedly filled for divorce from husband of four years, actor Blake Jenner.

According to TMZ, Benoist cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split and doesn't want the courts to give either party spousal support. The couple have no children together.

Melissa Benoist and Blake JennerMelissa Benoist has reportedly filled for divorce from husband Blake Jenner

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Blake Jenner seen posing alone and with Melissa Benoist at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival premiere of 'The Edge of Seventeen' held at Roy Thomson Hall - Toronto, Canada - Saturday 17th September 2016

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Melissa Benoist - The CW Network's 2016 Upfront - Arrivals - NY, New York, United States - Thursday 19th May 2016

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Melissa Benoist - C2E2: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place - Day 2 at McCormick Place - Chicago, Illinois, United States - Saturday 19th March 2016

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Melissa Benoist - Celebrities attend 33rd annual PaleyFest Los Angeles 'Supergirl' at The Dolby Theater. at The Dolby Theater - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 14th March 2016

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'Supergirl' Pilot Crash Lands On CBS - Meet The Characters So Far... [Pictures]


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'Supergirl' finally premiered on CBS last night (October 26th 2015) and with it we were introduced to the main cast; reviving characters from the original DC comics as well as unveiling new additions to the ever growing superhero world. We learn that Supergirl is the cousin of Superman, similarly now working for the media, who also now has an adopted family and a desire to bring her powers to the surface.

Supergirl logo'Supergirl? Not... Superwoman?'

Of course, last night's Pilot also saw the introduction of some new villains, namely Vartox who's known in the comics as the nemesis of both Superman and Power Girl (a later incarnation of Supergirl), and Astra; the twin sister of Kara's mother Alura who's determined to seek revenge on the latter, kill Kara and rule the world. So who else is about to have a massive impact on Kara's life?

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DC Fans Are Truly Glee-ful About The 'Supergirl' Premiere [Pictures]


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Feminist comic book fans have been saying all along that there needs to be more female superheroes brought to screen, and now that desire comes to fruition tonight as 'Supergirl' flies on to our television screens for the first time.

Melissa Benoist as SupergirlMelissa Benoist stars as brand new TV icon 'Supergirl'

Melissa Benoist plays Kara Danvers (real name Kara Zor-El); the Kryptonian cousin of Superman who possesses much of the same abilities but in a smaller and more adorable package. Benoist is best known for starring in 'Glee', and it is alongside 'Glee''s creator Ali Adler that 'Supergirl' is produced, also bringing together Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg of 'The Flash' and 'Arrow'.

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Calista Flockhart Supports Harrison Ford’s Return To Flying After His Plane Crash


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Calista Flockhart is fully supportive of her husband’s return to flying. Flockhart’s husband, Star Wars actor Harrison Ford, was involved in a plane crash earlier this year which left him in hospital for a number of weeks. Ford’s quick thinking ensured no one on the ground was injured but it was certainly a near miss.

Harrison Ford and Calista FlockhartHarrison Ford and Calista Flockhart at the 86th Annual Oscars in March 2014.

Read More: Calista Flockhart Cast as Media Magnate in CBS Pilot Supergirl.

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Jenna Dewan-Tatum Cast As Lucy Lane In CBS’ ‘Supergirl’


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Jenna Dewan-Tatum has reportedly been cast in a recurring role in CBS’ upcoming series, Supergirl. The 34-year-old actress will play Lucy Lane, Lois Lane’s younger sister, in the upcoming series.

Jenna Dewan-TatumJenna Dewan-Tatum at the 5th Annual Dizzy Feet Foundation 'Celebration of Dance' Gala in Los Angeles in August 2015.

Read More: Jenna Dewan-Tatum Shows Off Post-Pregnancy Figure In Nude Allure Photo Shoot.

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Melissa Benoist & Blake Jenner Are Married! Couple Wed In Small Ceremony In March, Sources Confirm


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Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner are married! The wedding ceremony reportedly took place a number of months ago but multiple sources close to the couple have only just confirmed the news.

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CBS's Supergirl Series Thwarted By Pre-Premiere Leak


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So, in Supergirl news, the pilot has made its way online a little ahead of schedule. About six months, actually. The first episode of the CBS series was leaked on Friday morning, making its way to torrent portals far ahead of its scheduled premiere date.

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Glee discovery Melissa Benoist stars as Kara Zor-El

The CBS series is being billed as a superhero-story-meets-rom-com in TV show form and it tells the story of Superman, aka Kal-El’s lesser known cousin, Kara Zor-El. As her alter ego Supergirl, Kara will face crime and injustice, but her greatest nemesis could turn out to be internet piracy. The news came after the Supergirl trailer beat all expectations and reached 10 million views on youtube just days after its release.

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Take A Look At Melissa Benoist's 'Supergirl' Costume For Upcoming CBS Series


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The first images of Melissa Benoist as ‘Supergirl’ in CBS’ upcoming series have just been released and of course all the talk is about the heroine’s new costume. The ‘Glee’ actress has dyed her hair blonde to portray the superhero, with the network already giving the series a one season commitment.

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‘Supergirl’s’ all important costume was designed by Academy Award winner Colleen Atwood, who is also responsible for the look of DC characters ‘The Flash” and ‘Arrow’ on the CW. The costume keeps the character’s traditional colour combination of red, blue and gold, going for a long sleeved top with the famous ’S’ logo, a red skirt, over the knee boots and a long flowing cape.

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