'Supergirl' will feature TV's first transgender superhero in new season
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<p>SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21: Nicole Maines speaks onstage at the "Supergirl" Special Video Presentation and Q&A during Comic-Con International 2018 at San Diego Convention Center on July 21, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)</p>
Posted at 12:30 PM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated2018-07-23 13:42:45-04
The popular show "Supergirl" created a lot of buzz at this past weekend's Comic-Con.
In its upcoming fourth season, the show is making history by casting TV's first transgender superhero.
Actress Nicole Maines will play the character Nia Nal, a transgender female reporter who eventually fulfills her destiny as the superhero named Dreamer.