Unveiling DC’s newest Supergirl, Milly Alcock. Dive into her journey from ‘Game of Thrones’ to the Woman of Tomorrow in the upcoming blockbuster. Get the inside scoop on this fresh take, promising a thrilling twist on the iconic character.
DC Studios has found its latest Supergirl in Milly Alcock, known for her role as the young Rhaenyra Targaryen in HBO’s “House of the Dragon.” Set to take the lead in the upcoming film “Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow,” Alcock’s casting was confirmed by James Gunn, who is part of the creative force behind the new DC Universe alongside Peter Safran.
While the film is still without a director, Ana Nogueira, known for her work on “The Vampire Diaries,” was appointed to write the screenplay in November. Although Gunn has not revealed when Alcock will make her superhero debut, the early announcement suggests a possible appearance alongside Superman in the upcoming film “Superman: Legacy” before branching off into her solo story.
Alcock, hailing from Australia, rose to prominence in her teenage years on Australian television before gaining recognition for her role in the “Game of Thrones” prequel series. Praised for her portrayal of the ambitious Targaryen princess, Alcock left the role after the series advanced a decade, passing it on to Emma D’Arcy.
Supergirl, also known as Kara Zor-El, has seen multiple portrayals in recent years, with Melissa Benoist in the CBS and CW series “Supergirl” and Sasha Calle in the 2023 film “The Flash.” Gunn emphasizes a fresh start for the new DC Universe, distancing it from the previous cinematic iteration.
The 2022 comic book run of “Woman of Tomorrow” takes a unique approach, portraying Kara growing up on Krypton and witnessing its destruction until the age of 14, distinguishing her character as “much more hardcore,” according to Gunn’s explanation in 2023 during the unveiling of the new DCU slate. This Supergirl deviates from the traditional narrative, providing audiences with a fresh and compelling take on the iconic character.