Looks like Warner Bros and DC are finally moving forward with their standalone movie. According Forbes, The Supergirl solo movie will begin filming early 2020. The publication also revealed that Warner Bros. could announce the new Kara Zor-El over the next few months.
Last year Variety revealed that DC Comics and Warner Bros. were developing a Supergirl solo movie with “22 Jump Street” writer Oren Uziel to pen the script. The companies are however still looking for a producer.
Little is known about the movie, However, rumors suggesting that the movie may be set in the 1970s.
Helen Slater was the first actress to play Kara Zor-El/Linda Lee/Supergirl In 1984 Supergirl film then Laura Vandervoort in the seventh season (2007–2008) of the CW’s hit show Smallville. The character is currently being played by Melissa Benoist on CBS’s Supergirl TV show focusing on the life of Kara Zor-El.
The character made her first appearance as Super-girl in Superman #123 (August 1958) before being renamed as Supergirl in Action Comics #252 (May 1959). The character version Kara Zor-El was created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino and Kara Zor-L by Gerry Conway, Ric Estrada and Wally Wood.
Supergirl was killed off in the 1985 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths due to changing editorial policy at DC then DC Comics subsequently rebooted the continuity of the DC Comics Universe, re-establishing Superman’s character as the sole survivor of Krypton’s destruction.