DC Entertainment loves paying homage to its past. If you're an actor who's previously appeared in a DC film or TV series, they've got your number. Just ask Dean Cain, Helen Slater, Laura Vandervoort or John Wesley Shipp. The freshman drama Supergirl is setting the stage for another superhero icon, Lynda Carter.
Carter played Wonder Woman from 1975-1979 in the self-titled series. Executive producers Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg have been planning her arrival for months but haven't been able to coordinate their schedules. Kreisberg assures, “We’re going to do it, we’ll just do it next year.” Fingers crossed!
So, who will she play? Will her Diana Prince share the screen with Supergirl? According to the producers, they have another powerful role in mind for Carter. With a little prodding Berlanti may have let the cat out of the bag. “All right, she’s the female president of the United States,” he says. Really? Joking or not, that would be the perfect part. From Amazonian princess to the leader of the free world? I'll take it!
CBS has yet to renew Supergirl for a second season. But if they do, we know what to expect. Supergirl airs Mondays at 8 p.m.
Are you excited to see the legendary Lynda Carter in the Supergirl universe?