According to a casting call for the CBS Supergirl TV series, the show is looking for someone who is described as: “5-foot-11 or taller, square-jawed and has a ripped physique.” It’s also noted the part is for a “DC Comic Superhero” and those interested must write “SUPERMAN” in the subject line.
The Supergirl synopsis also mentioned the Man of Steel
Based on the DC Comics character, the drama tells the story of Kara Zor-El, who was born on the planet Krypton, but escaped amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin Superman. But now, at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.