It’s a bird! It’s an airplane! It’s a genuine bye-bye! Melissa Benoist is hanging up her cape after leading The CW’s Supergirl for 6 seasons.

” Thank you for an extraordinary 6 years,” Benoist, 32, shared by means of Instagram on Friday, August 6. She consisted of an image of her along with long time castmates Chyler Leigh and David Harewood, who have actually been series regulars considering that the pilot episode, in their complete superhero outfits.

Goodbye, 'Supergirl'! Melissa Benoist Shares Heartfelt Message After Filming Finishes


Melissa Benoist on the set of ‘Supergirl’.
Courtesy Melissa Benoist/Instagram

The Kara Danvers starlet, who scored the function as Superman’s cousin in 2015, went on to thank, “the cast who ended up being household, everybody who dealt with the program, all of you who saw us week after week ♥ ♥ ♥.”

Benoist concluded, “That’s a wrap on @supergirlcw.”

The Glee alum was the very first female-led superhero program amongst the interconnected DC Comics programs on The CW, a.k.a. the Arrowverse. The program presented her to Chris Wood, who played Supergirl’s love interest, Mon-El, in season 2. Kara and Mon-El didn’t last, Wood and Benoist are a more effective couple offscreen.

They wed in September 2019 and revealed the birth of their very first kid, kid Huxley, in September 2020, keeping in mind that he ‘d shown up “a couple of weeks” prior.

In her Instagram Story, she included a selfie taken while using her face mask. “Biding farewell to this glyph,” she composed simply above the renowned symbol. The S-shield is both a household insignia for your house of El along with a sign of wish for the series.

Melissa Benoist


Melissa Benoist.
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The Broadway star formerly discussed that the choice to end Supergirl was consentaneous amongst the innovative group. “I believe all of us sort of concerned this conclusion. We’re so pleased with whatever we have actually had the ability to achieve. … I believe artistically we were all able to go back and state that we’re truly pleased with whatever we have actually done and it seemed like the correct time,” she informed Home Entertainment Weekly in March.

Benoist initially revealed completion was near in September2020 She kept in mind that Kara indicated simply as much to her as the fans.

” She’s taught me strength I didn’t understand I had, to discover hope in the darkest of locations, which we are more powerful when we’re unified,” the New york city University alum shared by means of Instagram at the time. “What she represents presses everyone to be much better. She has actually altered my life for the much better, and I’m permanently grateful.”

The last episodes of Supergirl start Tuesday, August 24 on The CW.

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