The American superhero television series ‘Supergirl’ has been renewed for its sixth season. The series will be releasing in 2021 and will mostly be the finale. The team has already started working on the last season which will consist of 20 episodes. The production activities are scheduled to start next month following the pandemic guidelines for filming. The announcement of ‘Supergirl’ taking her last flight was announced on 22nd September, 2020.
In March, the lead actor Melissa Benoist had announced her pregnancy. As a result, the production activities need to be accommodated taking Melissa’s health in mind. The show has been created by Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler, and Andrew Kreisberg. It is adapted from a comic book series called Kara Zor-El also known as Supergirl and has been published by DC Comics. Otta Binder and Al Plastino are the creators of the series. The book was first published in 1959 but several relaunches have been made.
Everything you need to know about the DC series ‘Supergirl’:
The series was first premiered on 26th October, 2015 and received a positive response. Until now, five seasons have been released for the show. The series stars Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Jeremy Jordan, David Harewood, and more. The story is about Superman’s cousin, better known as Supergirl. She is also one of the last surviving Kryptonians. Kara Zor-El / Supergirl is sent by her parents to Earth when she was only thirteen to protect her cousin Kal-El who was a baby. On her journey, her spacecraft goes into the Phantom zone where she is stuck for 24 years. By the time she reaches Earth, her cousin grows to become Superman. On earth, she is trying to understand and embrace her powers to protect the country. The plot also revolves around her family and survival.
The science fiction superhero drama was announced by Warner Bros. Television in 2014. The show has received an average rating of 7.53 out of 10 on Rotten Tomatoes. The show has also won numerous awards. There are many crossover episodes of ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Flash’ as the series were being set in ‘Arrowverse’. This attracted more fans to watch the show and interrelate. A spin-off series called ‘Superman & Lois’ has also been announced. The spinoff is dated to premiere in January 2021. Todd Helbing will be the screenwriter and we will see Tyler Hoechlin and Bitsie Tulloch returning as Clark Kent and Lois Lane. Benoist posted a picture on Instagram stating that she was honored to play such a strong character and it has changed her life. The show will premiere on The CW Television Network although an official date has not been announced as of now.