Based on the DC Comics character, Superman's cousin, the 12-year-old Kara Zor-El, escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents' help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, Jeremiah and Eliza Danvers (recurring guest stars DEAN CAIN and HELEN SLATER), Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret.Years later, at 24, Kara (series star MELISSA BENOIST) lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant (series star CALISTA FLOCKHART). She works alongside her friend and IT technician Winslow Winn Schott (series star JEREMY JORDAN) and famous photographer James Olsen (series star MEHCAD BROOKS), who Grant just hired away from Metropolis's Daily Planet to serve as her new art director.
In the vast DC Comics Universe of super heroes, the rich mythology of Superman, the planet Krypton and the House of El is perhaps the most famous and instantly recognizable. Enter Supergirl (Melissa Benoist)! Born Kara Zor-El on the doomed planet Krypton, the preteen Kara escaped at the same time as the infant Kal-El, but didn't arrive on Earth until many years later after being lost in the Phantom Zone. Protected and raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin. Years later, at age 24, living in National City and working as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media mogul Cat Grant (Calista Flockhart), Kara has spent so many years trying to fit in that she forgot to ever stand out. All that changes when she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always destined to be.
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