Mehcad Brooks

The First Step From Jimmy Olsen To The Guardian

We know that Jimmy Olsen (Mehcad Brooks) prefers to be called James in the new Supergirl series.. and we also know that soon he'll take on a whole new name, Guardian But here we get to see the first steps in the line where he goes from being sidekick to hero as he tries.. and[...]

First Look At James Olsen As The Guardian

We've got our first look at James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks) in his Guardian armor He has the shield and a helmet, but the color scheme is very different than the version from the comics I'm curious the story behind the armor Seems like something more than Olsen could have put together in his apartment.Supergirl airs[...]

Supergirl's James Olsen Will Get Off The Sidelines And Become The Guardian

While talking with multiple media outlets today, Supergirl executive producer Andrew Kreisberg announced that the character of James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks) is going to get tired of being on the sidelines and take on the mantle of The Guardian.In the comics, the Guardian has been multiple people, starting with Jim Harper and created by Joe[...]

Brooks, Leigh And Harewood On Supergirl Season 2

The show is bringing in a few interesting new characters like Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent / Superman, Chris Wood as Mon-El, Floriana Lima as Maggie Sawyer and Ian Gomez as Snapper Carr.Here are interviews with returning cast members Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh and David Harewood.Supergirl airs Mondays at 8 PM on the CW. [...]

For People Who Can't Find Their Name On A Keychain

Supergirl actor Mehcad Brooks filmed this public service announcement to talk about an affliction he has dealt with his whole life.. living with an abnormal name Not "Abby Normal" like in Young Frankenstein, just names you aren't likely to find on a keychain at a souvenir shop.Brooks plays Jimmy.. sorry.. James Olsen on Supergirl which[...]

Mehcad Brooks Recording ADR For Supergirl

You see a scene like in last weeks Supergirl where James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks) pushes Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist) out of the way of a car as it hits a fire hydrant He then turns and asks her if she is okay Between the sounds of the accident, water spewing everywhere the odds of the[...]

Supergirl Superlatives

The cast of Supergirl including Melissa Benoist, Jeremy Jordan, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood and Calista Flockhart answer questions like "Which cast member is most likely too..." These kind of videos are often just fluffy and fun but this also shows how close this cast has come together in a very short time.Supergirl airs[...]

7 Sneak Peek At The Supergirl Pilot

The new series from Executive Producer Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash, Mysteries of Laura) features Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El and Mehcad Brooks as a grown up James Olsen.Supergirl premiers at 8:30 PM October 26th following a new episode of the Big Bang Theory.[youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube][...]

Behind The Scenes Of The Supergirl Pilot

Included in the video are Berlanti, Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Calista Flockhart, Chyler Leigh and Jeremy Jordan.Supergirl premieres at 8:30 PM on October 26th.[youtube][/youtube] We are just days away from the premiere of Supergirl, the new CBS series by Greg Berlanti His track record of bringing DC heroes to the screen is unmatched (Arrow, The[...]

NYCC '15: TV's New Supergirl Defines New Characters And Redefines Classics

It also directly addresses her being called "Supergirl" rather than "Superwoman."After the pilot, there was a brief Q&A with Ali Adler, the executive producer and showrunner, Mehcad Brooks (James “Don’t Call Me Jimmy” Olsen) and Peter Facinelli (Maxwell Lord) Facinelli wasn’t in the pilot, but will be in the second episode of the season.Adler opened[...]

The Cast Of Supergirl – Who They Are And How They Came Together

In this latest video from CBS, we get to meet the cast of Supergirl including Melissa Benoist, Calista Flockhart, Mehcad Brooks, Jeremy Jordan as well as executive producers Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Ali Adler They talk about the casting, the characters and how it all came together.Supergirl debuts October 26th on CBS[youtube][/youtube][...]

How Supergirl Celebrates Strong Women And New Footage

And finally, the cast of the DC based series, Melissa Benoist, Jeremy Jordan, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh and David Harewood, describe the pilot without words.Supergirl premieres on October 26th.[youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube][youtube][/youtube] CBS has kicked into high gear in promoting their upcoming series Supergirl, having released three new videos in the last 24 hours[...]

Jimmy Olsen Actor Jack Larson Passes Away At 87

As we rapidly approach a new Jimmy Olsen coming to the small screen with Mehcad Brooks, we are sadden to learn that the original television Olsen passed away Jack Larson died in his Brentwood home at the age of 87 Larson was an actor, producer, playwright and screenwriter but is best remembered for his time[...]

How Supergirl's Origin Intertwines With Her Cousin's

The video includes executive producers Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter along with stars Melissa Benoist and Mehcad Brooks.Supergirl premieres October 26th on CBS.[youtube][/youtube] After seven decades, everyone knows the origin story of Superman In the video below, the cast and crew of Supergirl talk about how Kara Zor-El's history is tied[...]

The Cast Of Supergirl Talks About What Makes The Show Different

WBTV and CBS shared the pilot episode of Supergirl with fans at Comic-Con and had Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Jeremy Jordan and David Harewood there for a panel DC's All-Access chatted with the cast about their characters and just what makes this show different from the other superheroes on television.Supergirl premieres October 26th[...]

CBS Releases Supergirl Cast Photos

no photo of Hank Henshaw or of he adopted parents.We have Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El / SupergirlMehcad Brooks as James OlsenCalista Flockhart as Cat GrantJeremy Jordan as Winn Schottand Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers. After showing off the pilot and talking about it at the WBTV panel, CBS has released cast photos for their upcoming[...]

Melissa Benoist And The Supergirl Costume

Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks and Chyler Leigh by E! Entertainment about their new show Supergirl They talked about the possibility of a Supergirl / Arrow/ Flash crossover, how Glee seems to be making superheroes and what it was like for Benoist to put the costume on for the first time.Supergirl will air Mondays at 8[...]

Batman V Superman Jr. – Supergirl To Take On Jim Gordon (Updated)

Years later at 24, Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant (Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart), who just hired the Daily Planet’s former photographer, James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks), as her new art director However, Kara’s days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw (David[...]

Mehcad Brooks Is The New Jimmy Olsen

CBS is filling out the cast for its upcoming Supergirl series as DC announces Mehcad Brooks will be playing Jimmy Olsen In the series Olsen is an experienced photographer working for CatCo., the same media company where Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) works as an assistant to the as-of-yet uncast Cat Grant He's been living and working in[...]