James Gunn is at full throttle in creating his model new, Rebooted DCU and the casting for Kara Zor-El, AKA Supergirl for the DCU is in its ultimate levels leaving solely two candidates for the position. In keeping with an unique report by The Hollywood Reporter, the screentests for Supergirl are at present being held in Atlanta within the presence of James Gunn and Peter Safran. Supergirl was final seen in The Flash performed by Sasha Callie. She was supposed to hold on enjoying the position however because of the underperformance of the film, she was dropped from the position and a brand new Supergirl is being forged for James Gunn’s DCU.
New DCU Supergirl: Final Two Contenders
The primary contender for the brand new DCU’s as Supergirl is Milly Alcock, beforehand seen enjoying Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen in Home of the Dragon, a by-product prequel of Recreation of Thrones and the second is Meg Donnelly who was seen in a short-run of The Winchesters, a by-product of Supernaturals.
If we discuss who among the many two might be forged for the position, Milly Alcock is an exceptional actor contemplating her efficiency in Home of the Dragon. Nonetheless, so far as I feel, Meg Donnelly has a considerably increased probability of bagging the position of Supergirl in James Gunn’s new DCU.
The explanation for that is easy, Meg has already performed the voice actor for Supergirl after James Gunn took over DCU. She performed Supergirl in a 2023 DC animated film, Legion of Tremendous-Heroes. Meg Donelly additionally performed the voice of Supergirl in a three-part animated film collection Justice League: Disaster on Infinite Earths whose first installment was launched on January 9, 2024.
So, with ample expertise with the character, there’s a fairly excessive probability of Meg Donelly bagging the position.
When Is Supergirl Going to Debut within the DCU?
Supergirl will make her debut in James Gunn’s first DCU film, Superman: Legacy as a supporting character to David Corenswet’s Superman. Nonetheless, she goes to make her full-fledged look within the new DCU together with her standalone film, Supergirl: Girl of Tomorrow. This film goes to be impressed by a comic book run of the identical title written by Tom Knight.
In a press release launched on social media, James Gunn states-
Superman is a man despatched to Earth and raised by loving dad and mom, the place Supergirl on this story, she is a personality raised on a bit of Krypton. She watched everyone round her perish in some horrible approach, so she’s a way more jaded character.”- James Gunn
Ana Nogueira is at present engaged on the script of Supergirl: Girl of Tomorrow and as of now, no director has been assigned to the film, however since James Gunn is directing Superman: Legacy, there’s a excessive probability of him taking this challenge below his wing as effectively. With that being mentioned, allow us to wait and see who efficiently luggage the character of Supergirl, set to look with the discharge of Superman: Legacy on July 11, 2025.