The Arrowverse is about to get a bit smaller as The CW has introduced that Supergirl shall be ending after its sixth season.
Initially a CBS show, the hit sequence starring Melissa Benoist moved to the house of DC’s tv content material for its second outing and has since performed an enormous half in its bold crossover occasions.
The cancellation is a stunning transfer from the broadcaster, making it solely the second Arrowverse show to conclude its run (after Arrow itself, which got here to a detailed after eight seasons when star Stephen Amell selected to maneuver on).
However how will Supergirl’s story finish on The CW? Right here’s the whole lot we all know to date:
When is Supergirl season 6 popping out?
Supergirl season six doesn’t have an official premiere date simply but, however The CW intends to air the final episodes someday in 2021.
After all, manufacturing on quite a few reveals has been hampered as of late by the coronavirus pandemic, which has made it more difficult to run a tv set safely (although manufacturing was all the time deliberate to pause to accommodate the being pregnant of the show’s star Melissa Benoist).
With the pandemic in thoughts, work on Supergirl shall be reliant on how the well being disaster develops over the approaching months, however a premiere within the spring could possibly be potential if all goes to plan.
Is Supergirl season 6 the final season?
Sadly for followers, it is certainly. The CW introduced in late September that the long-running superhero sequence would come to an finish in its sixth season, permitting the writers time to pen a becoming conclusion to Kara’s story.
Star Melissa Benoist reacted to the news in a heartfelt Instagram submit reflecting on her time within the function, and promising “one helluva final season”.
“To say it has been an honour portraying this iconic character could be a large understatement,” the assertion begins. “Seeing the unimaginable affect the show has had on younger ladies around the globe has all the time left me humbled and speechless.
“She’s had that affect on me, too. She’s taught me power I didn’t know I had, to seek out hope within the darkest of locations, and that we’re stronger once we’re united. What she stands for pushes all of us to be higher. She has modified my life for the higher, and I’m endlessly grateful.
“I’m so excited that we get to plan our conclusion to this wonderful journey, and I can not wait so that you can see what we have now in retailer. I promise we’re going to make it one helluva final season.”
Luckily, this being the extremely interconnected Arrowverse, it might be troublesome to thoroughly rule out some Supergirl cameo appearances sooner or later – maybe within the upcoming Superman and Lois spin-off?
What’s going to occur in Supergirl season 6?
Plot particulars for the sixth and final season of Supergirl are scarce proper now, however it seems that the writers have plans to make use of Lex Luthor of their large send-off.
Talking to Folks TV, actor Jon Cryer revealed that the season 5 finale has now been rewritten, after being left unfinished because of the coronavirus shutdown.
He stated: “They’re writing a complete bunch of new stuff round it… Which is attention-grabbing as a result of the way in which my character was thwarted now doesn’t occur anymore. So I used to be like, ‘Oh, did I not get defeated? Wait a minute, I like this!’”
It’s potential that the writers had some concept that the tip was nigh for Supergirl, and thus selected to avoid wasting their final Luthor confrontation for a climactic ending.
We’ll maintain this web page up to date with extra Supergirl season six plot particulars as they arrive in.
Who is within the solid of Supergirl season 6?
Melissa Benoist will return as Kara Danvers, higher generally known as Supergirl, alongside her nemesis Lex Luthor (Jon Cryer).
Additionally, count on to see sequence regulars Chyler Leigh (Alex Danvers), David Harewood (Martian Manhunter), Katie McGrath (Lena Luthor), Jesse Rath as Brainy, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, and Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen return for the final chapter.
Fingers crossed too that some outdated faces – together with Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Jeremy Jordon as Winn Schott and Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant – would possibly reappear for the show’s swansong.
Supergirl returns for its final season subsequent 12 months. When you’re ready, go to our TV Information to see what’s on tonight, or try our information to new TV reveals 2020 to seek out out what’s airing this autumn and past.