Supergirl— a story of a costumed superheroine who is the biological cousin to Superman and one of the last surviving Kryptonians is an American superhero action-adventure drama television series.
It’s a good time to be a Supergirl fan! It is confirmed that the franchise has been renewed for a sixth time now. While fans are streaming Season 5 they have already demanded for Supergirl Season 6.
Meanwhile, we have taken the liberty to share all that we know about the Season 6 series so far.
- What is the central plot of the Supergirl series?
- Is Season 6 already in the production stage?
- Plot for Supergirl Season 6: what will be the storyline of the upcoming season?
- Cast of Supergirl Season 6:
- Release date: when will Season 6 premiere on our screens?
What is the central plot of the Supergirl series?
The series that is based on DC Comics character, centers heavily on Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), the cousin of Kal-El, i.e. Superman played by Tyler Hoechlin. To stay away from Krypton’s disaters and destructions she grew up on Earth as a regular girl by the name of Kara Danvers.Amidst growing up, she kept her powers a secret.
As an adult, she gets a job at CatCo Worldwide Media while also working for the Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO), a top-secret government organization. DEO is on a mission to keep the National City – and the Earth safe.
But by Season 5, National City becomes enthralled with addictive virtual reality technologies created by CatCo’s mysterious new owner, Andrea Rojas. To tackle this, Kara uses the power of the press an tries to expose this danger, she must contend with challenges from rival reporter William Dey (Nair), renegade Martian Malefic J’onzz (LaMarr), a shadowy organization called Leviathan.
With this she also has to deal with the shocking return of Lex Luthor (Jon Cryer) who, in addition to his agenda of world domination, seeks to claim the soul of his sister Lena (McGrath) who is also Supergirl’s best friend.
Is Supergirl Season 6 already in the production stage?
The good news is that the Supergirl has officially been renewed for a 6th season! Makers of the show were planning to begin filming of the season 6 after the conclusion of the fifth season but due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, many production houses have halted the shoot for the shows. So fans might have to wait for some more time to stream Supergirl Season 6.
Plot for Supergirl Season 6: what will be the storyline of the upcoming season?
Until now, the filming of Season 6 of Supergirl has not begun so predicting what the storyline for Supergirl Season 6 is going to be will be tough to say the least. But if the previous seasons are considered then in the Supergirl Season 6 fans will perhaps experience the impact of Infinite Earth furthermore when compared to the season 5.
It has also been said that the Infinite Earth crisis will affect the show more than these events usually do. In the sixth season, viewers might see Supergirl finally allying with Arrowverse in Earth 1. If this happens, it will become one of the biggest crossovers as it will be quite exciting to watch Supergirl joining hands with Arrowverse.
Cast of Supergirl Season 6:
As of now, the makers of Supergirl are yet to officially announce the cast. However, if nothing drastic happens then we can expect most of the Supergirl Season 5 cast making a return in season 6 as well. Here is a quick recap of the main cast.
Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers aka Supergirl—A 24-year-old cousin of Superman living in National City. While Chyler Leigh plays the role of Alex Danvers—Kara’s human adoptive sister who is a physician, scientist, and government agent who works as Hank Henshaw’s right-hand at the DEO.
David Harewood will play the role of J’onn J’onzz also known as Martian Manhunter while Jesse Rath will be seen as Brainiac 5 aka Brainy. Nicole Maines will appear as Nia Nal also known as Dreamer.
Release date: when will Supergirl Season 6 premiere on our screens?
The previous five seasons of Supergirl were released in Octobers along with the rest of the Arrowverse shows, so we might witness the season 6 of Supergirl sometime in October 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the production of most film and TV series has halted.
Due to this fans will have to bear the slight delay in the release. For the ones who wish to stream the Supergirl series, it is available on the official site of The CW, Netflix, and Amazon where you can watch all the previous as well as the ongoing season 5.