‘Supergirl’ Taps ‘Chasing Life’s’ Italia Ricci to Recur as DC Comics Villain

Silver Banshee is entrance to Supergirl.

The beginner superhero play has tapped Chasing Life star Italia Ricci to recover as a famous DC Comics villain, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Ricci will make her entrance in partial 14 as Siobhan Smythe, Cat Grant’s new sinecure who primarily becomes a work nemesis for Kara (Melissa Benoist). However, she after proves a some-more lethal enemy for Supergirl when she takes on a mantle of Silver Banshee.

This is Ricci’s initial small-screen gig given her ABC Family play was canceled in Oct after dual seasons. Ricci’s fiance, Robbie Amell, is also a partial of a DC Comics universe, personification Firestorm on a initial deteriorate of The Flash. The Flash also hails from Supergirl exec producers Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg.

“We are so vehement to be operative with Italia,” Kreisberg pronounced in a statement. “We’ve been a fan of her work for years and we can't wait to see her take on this iconic comic book role.”   

Silver Banshee isn’t a usually famed DC Comics impression headed to Supergirl. Peter Facinelli was expel as tech noble Maxwell Lord, Revenge grad Henry Czerny will play a Toyman and Prison Break alum Chris Vance will execute Non. The uncover is also set to deliver a teenage Clark Kent after this season.

Supergirl, that was recently picked adult for seven some-more episodes, front Mondays during 8 p.m. on CBS.

Ricci is repped by ICM, Protégé Entertainment and Felker, Toczek.

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