CBS has ordered the new TV series Supergirl. It’s based on the DC Comics superhero, the female counterpart for Superman. Supergirl will be portrayed by Melissa Benoist (Glee, Whiplash). Kara Zor-El (Supergirl’s mild-mannered alter ego) will work at the media conglomerate CatCo. She’s the assistant of CatCo founder Cat Grant who’s been described as “J.Lo by way of Anna Wintour.”
Cat Grant is portrayed by Calista Flockhart. Flockhart is best known for her roles as Ally McBeal and Kitty Walker McCallister on Brothers & Sisters. She is married to actor Harrison Ford.