Saturday, September 19, 2015

"Supergirl" - 'Red Tornado'

Sneak Peek your first look, plus the DC Comics origins of the super-villain 'Red Tornado' (Iddo Goldberg), described as "the most advanced android the world has ever seen..." as he appears in the new live-action TV drama series "Supergirl", 

"....designed by scientist 'T.O. Morrow' for the Army as the ultimate superweapon, he soon becomes sentient, posing a grave danger to 'National City' — including the people 'Supergirl' cares about most..."

"'Red Tornado' is a highly intelligent android possessing superior strength and durability, capable of creating bursts of cyclone-force winds that enable flight, enhanced speed and the creation of storms.

"The character can also access information from any foreign computer system, as well as upgraded with a body composed of microscopic 'nanites', possessing the ability to change from android to human form at will..."

"Supergirl" the TV series is based on the DC Comics superhero, debuting November 2015 on CBS, starring Melissa Benoist ("Whiplash") as 'Kara Danvers' aka 'Kryptonian' alien 'Supergirl' and Calista Flockhart as 'Cat Grant':

"...'Supergirl' is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character 'Kara Zor-El' (Benoist), the cousin of 'Kal-El' aka 'Superman'...

"...who after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

"Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet 'Krypton' with her parents' help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the 'Danvers', Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, 'Alex' (Chyler Leigh) and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret.

"Years later at 24, Kara lives in 'National City' assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster 'Cat Grant' (Flockhart), who just hired the Daily Planet’s former photographer, 'James Olsen' (Brooks), as her new art director.

"However, Kara’s days of keeping her talents a secret are over when 'Hank Henshaw' (David Harewood), head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats.

"Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as 'Supergirl' to fight crime..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Supergirl"...