Supergirl season 5 premiere photos: The team faces a new villain
The CW has released a bunch of new photos from Supergirl‘s upcoming episode 5.01 titled “Event Horizon,” featuring the girl of steel along with her team as they go up against a new villain. A new promo teaser has also been revealed, teasing the incoming confrontation between Lena and Kara. Check out the full photos and video below!
Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist (Glee) as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) as Alex Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winslow ‘Winn’ Schott, Katie McGrath (Merlin) as Lena Luthor, Jess Rath as Brainiac 5, and David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onnz. Last season, Sam Witwer, Rhona Mitra, and Bruce Boxleitner have joined the cast to portray the roles of Agent Liberty, Mercy Graves, and Vice President Baker, respectively.
In season 5, Benoist will be making her directorial debut with the fifth season’s episode 17. She will be the second cast member to direct an episode of the series following David Harewood, who helm an episode last season. Julie Gonzalo (Veronica Mars) and Staz Nair (Game of Thrones) have also joined the cast for the new season.
Based on the DC characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Robert Rovner, and Jessica Queller. Supergirl is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
The series is scheduled to return on October 6.