Italia Ricci, best known for her role in ABC family drama Chasing Life, joined the cast of Supergirl.
Italia Ricci will play Marvel’s Silver Banshee, who just happens to start out her role as Kara’s (Melissa Benoist) work nemesis.
Appearing in episode 14, Italia will appear as Siobhan Smythe and eventually mold a recurring role as the famous villain.
Supergirl executive producer Andrew Kreisberg was thrilled to have Italia Ricci on board with the new Marvel show.
He said in a statement, “We are so excited to be working with Italia. We’ve been a fan of her work for years, and we cannot wait to see her take on this iconic comic book role.”