The Girl of Steel takes its final flight – Supergirl will end after Season 6, The CW has reported. of 20 episodes. Filming for Season 5 was halted by the COVID-19 pandemic after 19 episodes were produced, making it the shortest season in the superhero franchise to date.Like the majority of the Arrowverse, Season 5 ended on a narrative cliffhanger thanks to the pandemic, with Lex Luthor defeating Leviathan and the Luthor Family on the verge of posing an even greater threat to the world in Season 6. Us will likely see more of Jon Cryer Lex and the rest of the Luthor Clan in 2021, possibly paving the way for some of these characters to transition into The CW’s upcoming spin-off Superman & Lois. The new series will feature Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch as the titular couple, both of whom have been featured on Supergirl.Supergirl has had a heroic journey worthy of any good comic book – it first aired on The Brother. of The CW, CBS, in October 2015, before moving to The CW for Season 2. During its time on CBS, the show hosted a groundbreaking inter. – network cross between Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and The CW’s The Flash (Grant Gustin) – marking the first time a character from The CW had appeared on CBS. Supergirl has played a role in every Arrowverse crossover since the series moved to The CW, but even before the series’ end was announced, CW boss Mark Pedowitz hinted that the Arrowverse superhero crossover from next year would be much smaller than Crisis on Infinite. Earths, and will likely focus on a cross between Superman and Batwoman.The Arrowverse has been a long-standing, lucrative franchise for The CW since it launched in 2012 with Arrow. This flagship series ended earlier this year, making Supergirl the second Arrowverse series to have ceased so far; The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman, and Black Lightning are still ongoing, with Superman and Lois set to join the roster next year.Supergirl Season 5 starred Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Katie McGrath, Jesse Rath, Nicole Maines, Azie Tesfai, Andrea Brooks, Julie Gonzalo, Staz Nair and David Harewood, with special guest Jon Cryer. The show is produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Robert Rovner, Jessica Queller and Rob Wright.
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