The CW Unveils First Photos From Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl Season 5 Premiere

Supergirl Melissa Benoist Event HorizonThe CW released the first official photos from the fifth season premiere of Melissa Benoist's Supergirl.

The fifth season of Supergirl is set to debut in early October and now The CW has unveiled the first official photos from the premiere, titled "Event Horizon". The first photo offers fans a brand new look at Melissa Benoist's Kara Danvers in her updated Supergirl outfit.

Also featured in the gallery are photos of David Harewood as J'onn J'onzz, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Jesse Rath as Brainiac 5, and Nicole Maines in full costume as Dreamer. You can check out the photo of Melissa Benoist in costume below and click "Next" to view the rest of the gallery.

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Here is the official synopsis for Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl:

SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC character Kara Zor-El, (Melissa Benoist). Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton and was sent to Earth where she was raised by a foster family. Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin, Superman, in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later, Kara was living in National City and still concealing her powers, when a plane crash threatened Alex’s life and Kara took to the sky to save her. Now, Kara balances her work as a reporter for CatCo Worldwide Media with her work for the Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO), a super-secret government organization whose mission is to keep National City – and the Earth – safe from sinister threats. As Kara struggles to navigate her relationships and her burgeoning life as a reporter, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl.

Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Jesse Rath as Querl Dox/Brainiac 5, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, Andrea Brooks as Eve Teschmacher, Julie Gonzalo as Andrea Rojas/Acrata, Staz Nair as William Dey, Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen, andDavid Harewood as J’onn J’onzz/Martian Manhunter.

Supergirl Season 5 premieres on October 6, 2019, on The CW.

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