DC Casts Milly Alcock as New Supergirl

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Meet the new supergirl.

according to Different, Milly Alcock has been cast as the latest live-action version of the famous DC superhero. She is expected to appear in the first film in the new DC Universe, James Gunn’s Superman: Legacy. The character then turns into her own solo film, Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrowapparently based on a recent comic story written by Tom King and illustrated by Bilquis Evely.

23-year-old Alcock, originally from Australia, is best known for her role as the young Rhaenyra Targaryen on the first season of the HBO show. Game of Thrones spinoff show, House of the Dragon. Before Alcock announced casting, recent reports said she was one of the two finalists for the role; the other seemed to be Disney Channel’s Meg Donnelly Zombies movies. (Donnelly has also voiced Supergirl in several recent DC animated films, including Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths – Part 1.)

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The character of Supergirl was at the head of her own DC movie long before characters like Shazam, the Flash, Green Lantern, or even Wonder Woman got that honor. In her 1984 film, he was played on the big screen by Helen Slater. (Honestly, it didn’t go so well.) The character recently appeared on her own live-action TV series, which ran for six seasons on the CW and CBS. On television, she was portrayed by Melissa Benoist.

Superman: Legacy currently scheduled to open in theaters on July 11, 2025. The cast also includes David Corenswet as the new Man of Steel and Rachel Brosnahan as the new Lois Lane.

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