Warner Bros. just released the first images from the upcoming pilot of the Supergirl TV series they have in production for CBS. Melissa Benoist (of Glee fame) looks bold and powerful as the Kryptonian super heroine.
Oscar winning costume designer Colleen Atwood (Chicago, Memoirs of a Geisha, Alice in Wonderland), came up with Supergirl’s new look for the series.
In designing Supergirl, I wanted to embrace the past, but more importantly, thrust her into the street-style action hero of today,
– Colleen Atwood, costume designer
If this superhero style looks familiar, it’s because Atwood is also the designer behind current hit series based on DC Comics titles, The Flash and Arrow, which air on The CW, a network that is a joint venture between Warner Bros. and CBS.
No word yet on whether Supergirl has been officially picked up by CBS, but production is already underway with Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal) and Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) among the cast.