We are just a few days away from the return of CBS’ Supergirl as we roll into the last 5 episodes of the first season for the Girl of Steel. CBS has released images for the 17th episode which will be airing on March 21 titled “Manhunter” which will feature the origin story of how J’onn J’onzz became Hank Henshaw.
We’ll also be seeing what happened to Jeremiah Danvers, played by former Superman actor, Dean Cain as he returns to the show for the flashbacks. You can check out the official promotional images for “Manhunter” below along with the official description from CBS. This is also the episode that will be followed by the epic Supergirl and The Flash Crossover event.
“J’ONN J’ONZZ REVEALS THE DETAILS OF MEETING KARA AND ALEX’S FATHER, DR. JEREMIAH DANVERS, AND ASSUMING HANK HENSHAW’S IDENTITY, ON “SUPERGIRL,” MONDAY, MARCH 21
“Manhunter” – J’onn J’onzz reveals the details of meeting Kara and Alex’s father, Dr. Jeremiah Danvers (Dean Cain), and assuming Hank Henshaw’s identity. Also, Kara debates trusting someone new with her secret identity and Siobhan (Italia Ricci) plots against Kara, on SUPERGIRL, Monday, March 21 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
REGULAR CAST: Melissa Benoist (Kara Danvers/Supergirl), Calista Flockhart (Cat Grant), Chyler Leigh (Alex Danvers), Mehcad Brooks (James Olsen), David Harewood (Hank Henshaw), Jeremy Jordan (Winslow “Winn” Schott)
RECURRING CAST: Jenna Dewan-Tatum (Lucy Lane), Dean Cain (Dr. Jeremiah Danvers), Italia Ricci (Siobhan Smythe), Briana Venskus (Agent Vasquez), Jay Jackson (News Anchor), Malina Weissman (Young Kara), Jordan Mazarati (Young Alex)
GUEST CAST: Eddie McClintock (Col. James Harper), Daniel Josev (DEO Agent #2), Vincent Giovanni (Police Officer), Maisie Klompus (Cat’s Assistant), Angela Martinez (Field News Reporter), Zayne Emory (Rick Malverne), Mackenzie Brooke Smith (Female Student #1), Jaiden Jiron (Female Student #2)
STORY BY: Derek Simon
TELEPLAY BY: Cindy Lichtman and Rachel Shukert
BASED ON: The Characters Appearing in the DC Comics
DIRECTED BY: Chris Fisher”
Supergirl returns Monday, March 14, 8/7c on CBS which is planning on renewing the show for a second season.