Supergirl Season 6: Major Twist Due to Season 5’s New Ending, Cast & All You Need to Know

Supergirl Season 6 Spoilers
Supergirl Season 6 Release Date

Supergirl has just concluded its fifth season and it seems that season 6 will have a lot to answer. We have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Supergirl Season 6.

According to the latest updates, Season 5’s ending was changed due to the Covid-19 situation, and the new plotline will have a major twist on season 6’s story. The finale wrapped up with a cliffhanger ending and Season 6 is expected to feature the awaited battle between Lex and the duo of Supergirl and Lena.

What is the Plot of Supergirl Season 6? How will season 5’s new ending shape up Supergirl Season 6?

Supergirl Season 5 Still
Supergirl Season 5 Still

The story of season 6 is kept under wraps, and much of the reason is because of the fact that the creators have to rework on how season 6 accelerate with the new situation. As you might already know, Supergirl Season 5 feature a few episodes less from that of the other seasons, and according to the latest updates, the original ending of season 5 was changed at the last minute because of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, and the new ending will have a huge twist on the story of season 6.

In an interview, Jon Cryer revealed that some parts of the old shoots were used, however, the scenes were written from the scratch, and new speculations suggest, that Luthor will continue to post threat in the upcoming sixth season. According to rumors, in Supergirl Season 6, fans will get to see a romantic relationship between M’Gann M’orzz and J’onn J’onzz, and Brainy’s current situation would be addressed as well. Apart from these, new powerful villains will arrive and make it much harder for the gang, and according to some speculations, the first half will be about putting Lex out for good.

Another rumor suggests that a crossover with batwoman will happen in season 6, and we expect to hear more on the matter in the upcoming days.

How many episodes will Supergirl Season 6 have?

The episodes of Supergirl Season 5 include:

Episode 1: Event Horizon
Episode 2: Stranger Beside Me
Episode 3: Blurred Lines
Episode 4: In Plain Sight
Episode 5: Dangerous Liaisons
Episode 6: Confidence Women
Episode 7: Tremors
Episode 8: The Wrath of Rama Khan
Episode 9: Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One
Episode 10: The Bottle Episode
Episode 11: Back From the Future – Part One
Episode 12: Back From the Future – Part Two
Episode 13: It’s a Super Life
Episode 14: The Bodyguard
Episode 15: Reality Bytes
Episode 16: Alex in Wonderland
Episode 17: Deus Lex Machina
Episode 18: The Missing Link
Episode 19: Immortal Kombat

Supergirl Season 6 is expected to feature a total of 20-22 new episodes.

Who is in the Cast of Supergirl Season 6?

Supergirl Season 5
Supergirl Season 5

The cast for the upcoming sixth season might include:

  • Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl
  • Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers
  • David Harewood as J’onn J’onzz/Martian Manhunter
  • Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor
  • Jeremy Jordan as Winn Schott
  • Jesse Rath as Querl “Brainy” Dox/Brainiac 5
  • Andrea Brooks as Eve Teschmacher
  • Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer
  • Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen
  • Julie Gonzalo as Andrea Rojas/Arcata

New faces are expected to join season 6, and we are waiting for the official confirmation.

When is Supergirl Season 6 Release Date?

Supergirl Season 6 is expected to release sometime in the second half of 2021. Much like the other shows of the CW Network, Supergirl’s productions were delayed due to Covid-19, and since Melissa Benoist will soon welcome a new life into this world, the team will delay the show to give her ample time to recover. We will keep you posted as soon as the official announcement is made.