Supergirl breaks out on CBS

Here’s the first image from US network CBS’s new pilot Supergirl.

Supergirl

Supergirl

Melissa Benoist plays Kara Zor-El, from the planet Krypton, who escaped amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin as Kara Danvers. But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was destined to be.

The pilot is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros Television, based on the characters from DC Comics.

It is executive produced by writers Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler, and Andrew Kreisberg, and Sarah Schecter.

Production on the pilot began this week and CBS will reveal whether it has picked up the show for the 2015/16 series during its Upfronts in May.

Supergirl

Supergirl