Supergirl Interviews at Comic-Con: New Conflict, New Suits & New Characters for Season 5

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We recently attended the Comic-Con press room for Supergirl where we got to sit down and interview the cast and creators of the show. Watch our interviews below with Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Nicole Maines, Katie McGrath, Andrea Brooks, Jesse Rath, David Harewood, Chyler Leigh, Azie Tesfai, and Producers Sarah Schecter, Robert Rovner & Jessica Queller!

*Interviews conducted with multiple media outlets.

 

Melissa Benoist & Sarah Schecter:

 

Nicole Maines & Mehcad Brooks:

 

Jesse Rath & David Harewood:

 

Chyler Leigh & Azie Tesfai:

 

Katie McGrath & Andrea Brooks:

 

Creators Robert Rovner & Jessica Queller:

Also revealed at Comic-Con is that two new characters are joining the cast in the new season – DC characters Andrea Rojas and William Dey.

Andrea Rojas AKA Acarta will be played by Julie Gonzalo (Veronica Mars). Rojas is a polished businesswoman and heir to a Central American tech empire who is now making a hostile advance into the world of media. Unapologetic and unafraid to make waves, she also holds a mystical secret.

Gonzalo will first appear as Rojas in the season premiere on Sunday, October 6, at 9/8c on The CW. Staz Nair (Game of Thrones) will play William Dey, an original character created for the series. On the surface, he’s a cynic and a sellout who looks down on Kara’s earnest idealism. Dey’s not interested in making friends, he just wants to get the story — but his ties to the criminal underworld could prove problematic.

Supergirl returns for its fifth season on Sunday, October 6, at 9/8c on The CW!