Beauty queen turned Indian film star Amy Jackson had some exciting news to share on Twitter today: she’s joining the cast of The CW’s Supergirl!
Jackson, a British import, will be playing the role of Saturn Girl opposite Melissa Benoist’s Kara Danvers, alias Supergirl. As portrayed in the DC Comics, Saturn Girl is a powerful alien from the 30th century, capable of telepathy and mind control. She is also a founding member of the Legion of Super-Heroes, suggesting that her character will team up with Supergirl to protect the people of National City.
Jackson, a former Miss Teen World, has thus far starred in 15 films in the Hindi and Tamil film industries. Her role in Supergirl marks her official entry into English-language entertainment. Jackson is currently in Vancouver, where Supergirl’s principal photography takes place. As of now, the scope of her character is unknown.
This is quite the feather in Amy Jackson’s cap! Be sure to tune in to The CW for the season 3 premiere of Supergirl on October 9th!