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Two more actors have been cast for Supergirl. They are David Harewood (Homeland) who is set to play Hank Henshaw and Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) who will portray Alexandra “Alex” Danvers.

The Hank Henshaw version of the character is better known to comic book fans as Cyborg Superman, a one-time CIA agent who now runs the Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO,) which tracks down extraterrestrial threats on Earth.

Alexandra Danvers is the confident foster sister of Kara. Fascinated by Kara’s powers from a young age, Alex developed a lifelong obsession with science that inspired her to become a doctor.

In addition to the casting news it appears that Arrow and The Flash’s Andrew Kreisberg has joined Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler as a writer and executive producer on the show.

Here’s the official synopsis for the show:
Supergirl focuses on Kara Zor-El, Superman’s cousin, who was born on the planet Krypton and escaped amid its destruction years ago. Melissa Benoist will play Kara, who after arriving on Earth was taken in by a foster family, the Danvers, who taught her to be careful with her extraordinary powers.