Laura Benanti Lands Role as Supergirl’s Mom Alura Zo-El


According to Deadline Nashville’s Laura Benanti has landed a recurring role as Alura Zor-El on the CBS television series Supergirl, set to begin its run this Fall.

Alura Zor-El is Kara Zor-El’s birth mother who had sent Kara to Earth in the hopes of looking after her baby cousin Kal-El (in some continuities) but was somehow thrown off course and didn’t meet up with him until he had become Superman.


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