It was revealed today during The CW’s Superhero Hour panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour that film director Kevin Smith will be directing an episode of Supergirl this season! This news broke during the same panel that also revealed that Sharon Leal will be playing Miss Martian in Season 2 as well as what mystery DC character Chris Wood is playing. Smith had previously expressed high interest to direct an episode of the Girl of Steel during his press for his The Flash episode that he directed in Season 2.
Smith later posted a video where he expressed his excitement to be directing an episode this season of Supergirl which you can watch below.
“Now, in Season Two, Kara has left the safety of being Cat Grant’s assistant in order to figure out what she really wants to do, while as Supergirl she continues to work at the DEO., protecting the citizens of National City and searching for Jeremiah and Cadmus. Along the way, she will team up with Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) to battle new villains, as she strives to balance her personal life with her life as a superhero.”
Supergirl Season 2 begins on Monday, October 10 at 8/7c at its new home, The CW.