Laura Benanti has just landed a hot new television role – the part of Supergirl‘s mom in the upcoming CBS pilot!
The 35-year-old actress will play “Alura Zor-El, the birth mother of Kara (Melissa Benoist). A strong noblewoman, Alura sends Kara to Earth to escape Krypton’s destruction. Her wisdom and guidance echoes across space and time, proving invaluable on Kara’s journey toward becoming Supergirl,” according to Deadline.
Laura is a Tony Award-winning actress who is currently recurring on the country music series Nashville. She will soon star in the Radio City Spring Spectacular, starting performances on March 12.
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