Supergirl season 2 is on its way, and based on both the series trailer and the images available on Comicbook.com, Superman is going to be a great big deal this fall.
What We Know About Supergirl Season 2
The teaser certainly leaves a lot to the imagination. It begins and ends with Kara taking a skyscraper-sized leap into the air. Where she’s leaping from, or to, and why, are all left unexamined.
The dramatic shots of her costume are impressive, yes, but we can’t help hearkening back to the show’s original long-form trailer. This time last year we were replete with Supergirl news and videos, all centering around Kara (Melissa Benoist). This year it all seems to hinge on how well audiences respond to Clark. The last image we’re left with in the teaser is the CW logo, apparently left in the rubble from Kara’s giant jump. Perhaps it’s a metaphor for the show’s network jump from CBS to the CW.
Many would argue that the CW was Supergirl‘s rightful home all along, as it’s the network with both The Flash and Arrow, and sharing a network means more opportunity for crossover episodes. But even on CBS, National City wasn’t isolated in the DC TV Universe; Barry Allen dropped by near the end of the season, though the reasons were contributed to a cross-dimensional travel. According to Entertainment Weekly, however, we’ll see even more collaboration in Supergirl season 2.
In season one, Superman was left to legend, with Jimmy Olsen (Mechad Brooks) mostly referencing him as a “friend” he’s got back in Metropolis. Season two introduces Superman as a fully fleshed out character–or at least an in-the-flesh one. Promotional images show both Cal-El and Clark Kent (Tyler Hoechlin) in action. He appears by Kara’s side at Cat Co and assisting Supergirl at the DEO. The premiere episode, titled “The Adventures of Supergirl”, will introduce new characters like Lex Luthor’s sister, Lena (Katie McGrath), and reaquaint us with series regulars like Hank Henshaw (David Harewood), Cat Grant (Calista Flockhart), and Winn Schott (Jeremy Jordan).
Based on DC Comics characters, Supergirl was created by Ali Adler (Chuck, The New Normal, Glee), Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash, Dawson’s Creek), and Andrew Kreisberg (Arrow, The Flash, The Vampire Diaries).
Supergirl will make its CW debut on Monday, October 10th at 8 p.m.