Casting News: Mehcad Brooks Is Jimmy Olsen On Upcoming 'Supergirl' TV Series

The current Supergirl, Kara Zor-El. Variant co...
Supergirl, Kara Zor-El. Variant cover to Superman/Batman #13. Art by Michael Turner. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Earlier today (1-28-15), CBS announced the latest addition to the 'Supergirl' cast. The role of intrepid news photographer Jimmy Olsen will be played by Mehcad Brooks, who was recently seen in HBO's 'True Blood'.

According to CBS, 'Supergirl' stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El, who escaped Krypton amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin (Superman). But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

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