Hot on the heels of CBS’ announcement that Glee alumna Melissa Benoist will take up the mantle of Supergirl in her titular series today it was announce that Mehcad Brooks (who is perhaps best known for playing Eggs on True Blood), will be playing reporter Jimmy Olsen.
DC continues their trend of colour-blind casting with Brooks stepping into the role of Olsen and his age (Brooks is 34 years old), brings into questions which incarnation of Superman’s Best Friend audiences are going to be seeing in Supergirl?
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