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One other DC villain is making his manner into Nationwide Metropolis.

The CW unveiled a brand new trailer for the third season of Supergirl, and it reveals our first have a look at Robert DuBois, aka Bloodsport. It additionally hints that Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) is perhaps completed along with her personal alter ego of Kara Danvers.

Within the comics, Bloodsport is a mantle assumed by three completely different characters. However the DuBois model was first, launched in Superman Vol. 2 #four again in 1987. He has a psychological breakdown and turns into obsessive about the Vietnam Warfare after he learns that his brother had gone to struggle in his place and turns into a quadruple amputee. Considered one of Lex Luthor’s brokers convinces DuBois that Superman is the actual enemy and offers him a teleporter and weapons together with bullets manufactured from kryptonite. 

However it seems like DuBois’ backstory will likely be up to date for Supergirl. In line with a casting discover (by way of That Hashtag Show), DuBois is an “ex-military man who has infiltrated his former base and stolen a variety of articles that he uses to cloak an underwater nuclear device.”

Season 3 will see Katie McGrath promoted to sequence common as Lena Luthor, whereas Floriana Lima’s Maggie Sawyer has been downgraded to recurring. Calista Flockhart may also briefly return as Cat Grant.

Supergirl returns to the CW on Oct. 9. Till then, take a look at the Supergirl’s insane history.