172 days ago | Variety - TV News
“Supergirl” has set the next big bad for Season 3: Reign.
The DC Comics character will be played on the CW series by Odette Annable, Variety has learned.
Reign will be the villain of the third season, as part of an interpretation of the infamous World Killer storyline from the pages of DC Comics. Though the character is based on the comics, the costume for Annable’s TV character will be different from the DC version.
Reign — who first appeared in the New 52 reboot of DC Comics’ “Supergirl” series — is a Worldkiller akin to Doomsday, the famous Superman villain who killed the Man of Steel in 1992. She was taken as an infant by Kryptonian scientists who bestowed her new abilities. In the comics, Reign becomes an enemy of Supergirl when she arrives on Earth with the plan to conquer it. The character in the comics was created by Michael Green and Mahmud Asrar.