Supergirl S06: Azie Tesfai on Co-Writing Episode 12, Guardian & More

If you're a fan of The CW's Supergirl, then you know that every episode of the long-running series is special- especially considering we're in the midst of the final season. But that said, next week's episode "Blind Spots" definitely has some pretty cool things going for it. As if watching Azie Tesfai's Kelly embrace her role as the new Guardian wasn't good enough, we're also looking at an episode co-written by Tesfai and directed by David Ramsey (whose John Diggle will be making an appearance). Now, and are getting a chance to hear how Tesfai is processing the career-changing experience- but first? Some pretty cool preview images to set the mood:

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Photo: Bettina Strauss /The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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Photo: Bettina Strauss /The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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Photo: Bettina Strauss /The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Supergirl S06: Azie Tesfai on Co-Writing Episode 12, Guardian & More
Photo: Bettina Strauss /The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Supergirl S06: Azie Tesfai on Co-Writing Episode 12, Guardian & More
Photo: Bettina Strauss /The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Now here's a look at Tesfai discussing what it was like to write the episode, having Ramsey on board to star in & direct the episode, and what this all means for Kelly aka Guardian, check out this look behind the scenes. Following that, a look at the episode overview and promo for "Blind Spots":

Supergirl Season 6 Episode 12 "Blind Spots": "SUPERGIRL" STAR AZIE TESFAI CO-WROTE THE EPISODE DIRECTED BY DAVID RAMSEY – Kelly (Azie Tesfai) is horrified when the Ormfell building implodes, injuring many in the community, including Joey (guest star Aiden Stoxx). However, her horror quickly turns to frustration when she realizes that the hospital is overwhelmed, people are getting sicker, and no one is coming to help – including Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) who is busy fighting Nyxly (Peta Sergeant). Knowing that she can make a difference, Kelly embraces her power and fully steps into her role as Guardian. Joined by Supergirl, Alex (Chyler Leigh), Diggle (guest star David Ramsey) & team, Guardian leads the way to restoring justice to the fallen community. The episode was directed by David Ramsey and written by J. Holtham & Azie Tesfai

The CW's Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J'onn J'onzz, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Jesse Rath as Brainiac-5, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, Julie Gonzolo as Andrea Rojas, Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen, Andrea Brooks as Eve Tessmacher, Staz Nair as William Dey, and Eliza Helm as young Cat Grant. Peta Sergeant (Snowfall) has joined the cast as Nyxly, a quirky and kind 5th Dimensional Imp wrongly imprisoned in the Phantom Zone and driven by a tragic backstory. Nyxly helps Kara when she least expects it, and their budding friendship not only heals some of her emotional pain but also helps Nyxly reclaim her own power. Based on characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the series stems from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with EPs Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale), Sarah Schechter (Arrow, The Flash), Robert Rovner (Private Practice, Dallas), and Jessica Queller (Gilmore Girls, Gossip Girl, Felicity).

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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