Carter Heading to the White House on the CW’s “Supergirl”

Lynda Carter is going from superhero to super leader…

The 64-year-old part-Mexican and part-Spanish American actress/singer, best known for starring as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince on the cult classic ABC/CBS series, will portray the President of the United States on the second season of the CW’s superhero drama series Supergirl.

Lynda Carter

It had long been rumored that Carter was being eyed for the role on the Melissa Benoist-starrer and mentioned as an idea by the show’s executive producers, and now it’s all official.

Carter joins other superhero alums to appear on the series. Lois and Clark star Dean Cain and Supergirl actress Helen Slater play Kara’s (Benoist) adoptive parents.

Carter, who played Wonder Woman in the 1970s television series, more recently starred as Matron Mama Morton in the London West End production of Chicago. Her television appearances have included The Muppet ShowPartners in Crime and Two and a Half Men.

She also has released three albums, including 1978’s Portrait, 2009’s At Last and 2011’s Crazy Little Things.

Based on the DC Comics characters, Supergirl also stars Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood, Jeremy Jordan and Calista Flockhart.

de la Huerta to Star in Modern-Day Film Adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Paz de la Huerta is living the Dream

The 31-year-old half-Spanish American actress will star in a modern-day film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, according to Variety.

Paz de la Huerta

de la Huerta will star alongside Rachel Leigh Cook, Hamish Linklater, Avan Jogia, Fran Kranz, Charity Wakefield, Lily Rabe, Ted Levine and Finn Whitrock in the film, which completed production on Dec. 18.

Producers announced the project Saturday to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

The new version takes place in present-day Hollywood where fantasy and reality collide. It’s set in a world where glamorous stars, commanding moguls, starving artists and vaulting pretenders all vie to get ahead.

Casey Wilder Mott wrote and directed the feature, marking his directorial debut.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream will feature original music by Mia Doi Todd and Saul Williams, both of whom also appear in the film.

de la Huerta starred in Boardwalk Empire for two seasons. Her other credits include The Cider House Rules, Riding in Cars with Boys and A Walk to Remember.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been adapted into movies numerous times, most recently in the 1999 Fox Searchlight film, which included Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci, Calista Flockhart and Christian Bale.

Jenner Lands Recurring Role on CBS’ “Supergirl”

Blake Jenner’s ready for a super role…

The 23-year-old half-Cuban American actor/singer will star opposite his wife and former Glee co-star Melissa Benoist on CBSSupergirl.

Blake Jenner

Jenner will be joining the show as a potential love interest for Kara (Benoist), according to TVLine.

Benoist and Jenner met on the set of Glee where they were both freshman New Direction members after the original crew went off to college.

Now, Jenner will play Adam Foster, “a handsome stranger from Cat Grant’s (Calista Flockhart) past whose arrival in National City tests Kara and Cat’s relationship like never before.” As if Kara needed to add boy trouble to her strained relationship with her boss!

Jenner is scheduled to appear in multiple Supergirl episodes beginning in early 2016.

Supergirl airs on Mondays at 8:00 pm on CBS.