OK, Nobody Freak Out: Jimmy Olsen’s New Actor
Mehcad Brooks (Necessary Roughness, True Blood) is set to co-star opposite Melissa Benoist in CBS’ pilot Supergirl. Based on the characters from DC Comics, the project — from Warner Bros. TV and studio-based Berlanti Prods. — centers on Kara Zor-El (Benoist), who is embracing her superhuman abilities. Brooks will play James Olsen, a photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara (Benoist) works. He recently has been living and working in National City, though the reason is still a secret.