Milly Alcock, House of the Dragon Star, Soars into DC Universe as Supergirl

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Milly Alcock as supergirl

Milly Alcock, renowned for her role as young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon is set to embark on a new adventure in the DC Universe as Supergirl. This casting decision signals her transition from the House Targaryen to the Kryptonian House of El expanding her acting repertoire.

Supergirl’s Debut

While DC Studios has yet to officially confirm Supergirl’s debut, all signs point to her first appearance in Superman: Legacy.

This film is directed by James Gunn and Peter Safran, marks the initiation of DC Studios, and serves as a fitting platform to introduce a member of Superman’s extended family.

Role in Superman: Legacy

Milly Alcock as Supergirl is expected to play a small role in Superman: Legacy before taking on a more prominent role in Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow. The latter is based on Tom King’s comic providing a deeper exploration of Supergirl’s narrative.

Supergirl’s Legacy

Debuting in 1959 during DC Comics’ Silver Age Supergirl, also known as Kara Zor-El has become a mainstay in the DC Universe.

Milly Alcock joins the ranks of actresses who have portrayed this iconic character following in the footsteps of Helen Slater and Sasha Calle.

Milly Alcock’s Take on Supergirl

Milly Alcock, at 23, aligns seamlessly with Supergirl’s age celebrating her 21st birthday in Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow. As she transitions from the fantastical world of dragons to the realm of superheroes, Alcock’s portrayal is eagerly anticipated for the fresh perspective she brings to this iconic heroine.

Supergirl’s Cinematic History

Supergirl has made appearances on the big screen in the past with Helen Slater portraying her in the 1984 film and Sasha Calle taking on the role in The Flash (2023). Additionally, Melissa Benoist depicted Kara Danvers in the CW’s Supergirl series for six seasons.

Release Date and Production

While the release date for Superman: Legacy is yet to be officially confirmed, it is expected to be Milly Alcock’s first venture into the DC Universe. As of now the production for the film is set to begin later this year.

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