CBS has finally revealed the first full Supergirl trailer and it’s over six minutes long! The superhero action series sees Melissa Benoist starring as Kara Zor-El who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.
The DC comics’ adaptation tells the story of Kara who is protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers. She has a big foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and she’s learnt to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin [Superman] in order to keep her identity a secret.
The Supergirl trailer not only reveals part of her origins but also her current whereabouts , where she in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant (Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart), who just hired the Daily Planet’s former photographer, James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks), as her new art director.
However, Kara’s days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw (David Harewood), head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats.