Did you hear? Superman joined Supergirl! But did you know that Superman wasn’t the only character cast for the new season of the hit new-to-CW show? It’s true—but you probably didn’t know that, because 90 percent of what we’ve seen about the new season so far is related solely to the big guy in blue spandex.
Seriously. Here’s a list of who’s joining the show this season, and they’ve all been ignored almost completely for the Man of Steel: Floriana Lima joined the cast as Maggie Sawyer, a cop who’ll be part of a big storyline for Kara’s sister Alex. Lena Luthor, played by Merlin’s Katie McGrath, is going to be around this year too, entering into a friendship with Kara and a rivalry with Supergirl. And both Ms. Martian and Mon-El have been cast—major alien characters that are going to have Supergirl and Martian Manhunter exploring their own relationships with their human and alien cultures.
To be fair, the CW seems to be going out of its way to focus solely on Superman as well. Earlier this week the CW dropped a whole slew of photos from the first two episodes of the premiere, and Clark Kent or Superman was featured in nearly every single one. As they made their way across the internet, they were usually accompanied by breathless Superman-centric headlines: