Supergirl is branching out. TVInsider reports Melissa Benoist will guest on CW Seed’s upcoming TV series Freedom Fighters: The Ray.
The animated series is set in an alternate world called Earth X where the Nazis won World War II. The story centers on The Ray, a metahuman with light manipulation powers who teams up with other heroes against evil. Notably, The Ray will be the gay metahuman to headline a TV show.
On Freedom Fighters: The Ray, Benoist will voice Overgirl, the evil Earth X version of Supergirl. The animated series debuts this fall on[su_cw_seed] CW Seed[/su_cw_seed].
From EP Marc Guggenheim:
Melissa is so sweet, and so is her interpretation of Supergirl. It was fun to hear her voice records and see she’s capable of a darkness. I think she really enjoyed playing the bad guy for a bit!”
Watch a preview of Freedom Fighters: The Ray below:
What do you think? Are you a DC Comics fan? Will you watch Freedom Fighters: The Ray?