Floriana Lima Cast As Gay Character Maggie Sawyer For Supergirl's Season 2

THR have reported and confirmed that Floriana Lima has been added to the hit CW show Supergirl as the gay character Maggie Sawyer. She will be a series regular on the show.

Here's some backstory on the character:

Created by John Byrne, Maggie was first introduced in 1987 as a captain of the Metropolis Special Crimes Unit where she was a highly skilled member of the Science Police, the division of the police department that deals with metahumans.

Additionally, Maggie was revealed to be a lesbian in the Superman titles, making her one of the first openly characters in mainstream comics. She later went on to become romantically involved with another famous female superhero, Batwoman, in addition appearance in several Batman titles.

Maggie will be a detective for the National City Police Department who takes a special interest in the cases involving aliens.

Supergirl premieres its second season on Monday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. on The CW.

Source: THR

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