Melissa Benoist Cast As Supergirl

Actress Melissa Benoist as been cast as Kara Zor-El, cousin of Kal-El, in CBS' upcoming Supergirl pilot episode, and possibly a full television series.  She is known best for her work on Glee and the highly acclaimed film Whiplash.  The pilot goes behind the cameras soon and if picked up could begin airing this Fall on the small screen.