The latest casting news from The CW regarding Supergirl has them casting ‘Underworld’ actress Rhona Mitra as ‘Mercy Graves‘. With ‘Mercy‘ now a part of the show, can Lex Luthor be far behind? Check out more details on this story below and let us know your thoughts on the casting choice AFTER THE JUMP! Supergirl returns Sunday evenings this fall on The CW.
A new villain is rising in National City. Rhona Mitra has been tapped for a recurring role on the CW’s series Supergirl as Mercy Graves, Lex Luthor’s longtime bodyguard. Also cast in a recurring role on the DC series is Robert Baker, who will play Mercy’s brother, Otis Graves.
Based on the iconic DC character, Mercy Graves (Mitra) is an ex-CADMUS agent who has always believed in human exceptionalism. But with both Lex and Lillian in prison, Mercy is stepping out of the Luthor shadow and running her own show. With her biting wit and lethal brawn, Mercy steadily becomes a key figure in National City’s growing “human-first” movement.