Nicole Maines


The Flash Supergirl Stars Look to the Future in New Key Art Looks

The Flash, Supergirl Stars Look to the Future in New Key Art Looks

To drive that point home, the network released two key art images (one focusing on Supergirl star Nicole Maines aka Nia Nal aka Dreamer, and the other on The Flash star Candice Patton aka Iris West-Allen) that offer fans a little light at the end of the COVID-19-delayed production tunnel We also dig the way[...]

Make Supergirl Super Again: How Season 6 Can Improve The CW Series

Make Supergirl Super Again: How Season 6 Can Improve The CW Series

Give Dreamer More To Do Nia Nal (Nicole Maines) is potentially the show’s secret weapon One of the better episodes and best moments of the season belong to her in “Reality Bytes” where Dreamer struggles with the ethics of vigilante justice against someone stalking the trans community.Again, Supergirl is best as a show when it’s proving[...]

Harry Potter: Does J.K. Rowlings Transphobic Stance Warrant Boycott

Harry Potter: Does J.K. Rowling's Transphobic Stance Warrant Boycott?

One person who still loves Harry Potter despite Rowling's views is actor Nicole Maines, who plays transgender superhero Dreamer/Nia Nall on The CW's Supergirl In a column to Variety, Maines wrote about her own personal experience as a transgender person as it relates to the author's comments When it comes to Rowling's opinion on bathrooms/changing[...]

Supergirl Star Nicole Maines Talks Dreamer Says Bring on The Big Bads

Supergirl Star Nicole Maines Talks Dreamer, Says Bring on The Big Bads

Having officially wrapped a COVID-19-impacted fifth season and with the sixth season not slated until later in 2021, Supergirl star Nicole Maines has a little downtime to rest and relax, right? Standing still isn't really something the trans rights activist and actor is known for, out promoting her vampire film Bit when Maines was asked[...]

Supergirl Season 5 Finale Immortal Kombat Finishes Loose Ends: Review

Supergirl Season 5 Finale Immortal Kombat Finishes Loose Ends: Review

Regardless, the scenes fighting Leviathan are fun, especially as Alex (Chyler Leigh) debuts some of her new abilities as she becomes more proficient using her Martian weapon.  Dreamer (Nicole Maines) is no slouch, either But even more importantly, she keeps having visions of Brainy (Jesse Rath) in peril, which breaks her concentration at key moments.But[...]



Supergirl Season 5 Reality Bytes: For Dreamer Its Deadly Personal [PREVIEW]

"Supergirl" Season 5 "Reality Bytes": For Dreamer, It's Deadly Personal [PREVIEW]

Nicole Maines' Nia aka Dreamer takes center stage as Kara aka Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) looks to take a night off - only to find herself facing off against a deadly threat targeting the transgender community that wants her to quit being a hero.[caption id="attachment_1178677" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Supergirl -- "Reality Bytes" -- Image Number: SPG515B_0097b.jpg --[...]

Supergirl Season 4: Nicole Maines Talks Dreamers Impact on Transgender Representation

"Supergirl" Season 4: Nicole Maines Talks Dreamer's Impact on Transgender Representation

One person who is playing a major role in the evolving "Arrowverse" is Supergirl's Nicole Maines, whose Nia Nal aka Dreamer is not only television's first transgender superhero but also an integral part of "Team Kara" in a short period of time - a testament to both Maines and the show's writers.[caption id="attachment_977937" align="alignnone" width="1200"][...]


Arrow The Flash and Supergirl: Learn Why Stephen Amell Grant Gustin Melissa Benoist and Nicole Maines Were Cast

Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl: Learn Why Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, Melissa Benoist, and Nicole Maines Were Cast

With those departures are some potential series arrivals, with the CW looking at pilots for Arrowverse "Elseworlds" spinoff Batwoman starring Ruby Rose, a supernatural-tinged return for Nancy Drew, Riverdale spinoff dramedy Katy Keene, and more.[caption id="attachment_1021864" align="alignnone" width="1600"] CW[/caption]So as the CW preps for its future, Entertainment Weekly chose to take an exclusive trip to[...]

Supergirl Season 4 Episode 16 The House of L: Too Rushed Comp-Lex for Own Good [SPOILER REVIEW]

'Supergirl' Season 4, Episode 16 "The House of L": Too Rushed, "Comp-Lex" for Own Good [SPOILER REVIEW]

Ben Bray directed the episode with story by Gabriel Llanas and teleplay by Katie Rose Rogers & Brooke Pohl. CW’s Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onzz, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Jesse Rath as Brainiac-5, Sam Witwer as Ben Lockwood/Agent Liberty, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, and April Parker Jones as Colonel Lauren Haley. Greg Berlanti, Jessica Queller, Robert Rovner,[...]

Supergirl Season 4 Episode 15 O Brother Where Art Thou: Cryers Lex Is the Serum the Series Needed [SPOILER REVIEW]

'Supergirl' Season 4, Episode 15 "O Brother, Where Art Thou?": Cryer's Lex Is the Serum the Series Needed [SPOILER REVIEW]

Carl Seaton directed the episode written by Dana Horgan & Eric Carrasco. CW’s Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onzz, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Jesse Rath as Brainiac-5, Sam Witwer as Ben Lockwood/Agent Liberty, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, and April Parker Jones as Colonel Lauren Haley. Greg Berlanti, Jessica Queller, Robert Rovner, and Sarah Schecter serve as executive producers.[...]



Supergirl Recap Blood Memory: Dreams Drugs and Damages [SPOILERS]

'Supergirl' Recap "Blood Memory": Dreams, Drugs, and Damages [SPOILERS]

This week's episode of the CW's Supergirl was a truly meaningful one, especially for those who have wanted to learn more about Nia Nadal's Dreamer--and even more for those who care for Nia both as character she is and for the transgender actress who plays her, Nicole Maines.[caption id="attachment_978741" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Supergirl -- Image Number: CW_Dreamer_First_Look.jpg[...]


Look Up in the Sky Its a Bird Its a Plane Its Melissa Benoist Filming Supergirl Season 4

Look, Up in the Sky! It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's Melissa Benoist Filming 'Supergirl' Season 4!

With a new season comes new cast members, including: Star Trek: The Next Generation's Brent Spiner as Vice President Baker; Rhona Mitra as Mercy Graves, Lex Luthor’s one-time bodyguard and also a “human first” supporter; Nicole Maines as transgender superhero Dreamer; Sam Witwer as anti-alien activist Agent Liberty; Robert Baker as Mercy’s brother and enforcer, Otis; April Parker Jones[...]

Supergirl Season 4 Adds Star Trek: The Next Generations Brent Spiner as VP

Supergirl Season 4 Adds Star Trek: The Next Generation's Brent Spiner as VP

On Starz's comedy series Blunt Talk, the actor was reunited with former Star Trek: The Next Generation co-star Patrick Stewart.Along with Spiner, Supergirl season 4 also boasts television's first transgender superhero, Dreamer, played by trans activist and actor Nicole Maines Other names to keep in mind - especially if you're familiar with the comics: Sam Witwer[...]