Wonder Woman Lynda Carter joins Supergirl


Wonder Woman Lynda Carter is heading back into the world of superheroes with a role in Supergirl.

The actress, who found fame as the character in the 70s TV series, will play the president in the CW network's show.

She confirmed the news by sharing a link to the casting news on Twitter.

Lynda, 64, has returned to comic book roles before - in 2007 she guest-starred in an episode of Smallville, the series chronicling Superman's childhood.

Supergirl stars actress Melissa Benoist in the title role.