‘Supergirl’ Has It’s Jimmy Olsen And It’s ‘True Blood’ Alum Mehcad Brooks

January 29, 2015 6:44 AM

6 0

‘Supergirl’ Has It’s Jimmy Olsen And It’s ‘True Blood’ Alum Mehcad Brooks

Mehcad Brooks (Necessary Roughness, True Blood) is set to co-star opposite Melissa Benoist in CBS’ pilot Supergirl. Based on the characters from DC Comics, the project — from Warner Bros. TV and studio-based Berlanti Prods. — centers on Kara Zor-El (Benoist), who is embracing her superhuman abilities. Brooks will play James Olsen, a photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara (Benoist) works. He recently has been living and working in National City, though the reason is still a secret.

Besides his starring role in Necessary Roughness and his impressive arc as Eggs on True Blood, the actor also played Alfre Woodard’s troubled son on Desperate Housewives. With his resume in mind, it’s doubtful that this is going to be less than a capable performance in a substantial role, even thoug...

Read more

To category page

Loading...