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CW's 'Supergirl' casts TV's first transgender superhero

Posted: 10:30 AM, Jul 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-23 18:10:21Z

The popular show "Supergirl" created a lot of buzz at this past weekend's Comic-Con.

In the upcoming season 4, the show is making history by casting TV's first transgender superhero.

Actress Nicole Maines will play the character Nia Nal, a young reporter who eventually fulfills her destiny as the superhero named Dreamer.

AAAH YES IT FEELS SO GOOD TO HAVE THE CAT GRANT OUT OF THE BAG!! #supergirl #nianal

— 🧛🏻‍♀️Nicole Maines🧛🏻‍♀️ (@NicoleAMaines) July 21, 2018

Watch the new trailer for the upcoming season below: