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Italia Ricci Cast as Silver Banshee on Supergirl

This week DC Comics and CBS announced that one of Supergirl’s biggest foes will be making her first appearance on Supergirl in episode 14. Italia Ricci, who played April on the ABC Family show Chasing Life, has been cast for the role.


Ricci’s character will be Kara’s work nemesis at Cat Co. and once she gains the power of the Silver Banshee she will also become Supergirl’s nemesis. Italia Ricci is now joining her fiancé Robbie Amell (Ronnie Raymond/Firestorm on The Flash) and future cousin-in-law Stephen Amell (Green Arrow/Oliver Queen on Arrow) in playing big comic book roles. Ricci has already expressed her excitement for the role through social media.

Are you excited to see Silver Banshee on Supergirl? Do you think Italia Ricci is a good pick for the role? Let us know your thoughts on the topic in the comments below.

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  • Irish Jim

    More importantly Hank Henshaw is revealed to be J’onn J’onzz, the Martian Manhunter.
    He is one of the 7 founding Justice League (Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman and the Martian Manhunter) which makes him the 2nd most prominent member of the JLA in the 3 DC superhero TV shows.
    That also makes 6 of the 11 JLA members from the 1960’s are in these series.

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