Bloodsport will be one of several new villains in season 3 of Supergirl. As Supergirl, Kara Danvers has faced off against some pretty formidable big bads. Astra, Non, and Indigo in season 1, and Rhea and the Daxamites in season 2 -- not to mention Cadmus. Supergirl and her friends have shown that they are capable of taking down any obstacle in their way, even if they have to make enormous sacrifices to do it.
That means the season 3 main villains need to be an even bigger threat somehow. A few cast and character announcements have already revealed some of the upcoming season's friends -- including the return of Cat Grant and the recast Allura -- as well as some bad guys. The villainous Reign and Heroes alum Adrian Pasdar as Morgan Edge. Other characters expected to join are Psi and a young teenager called Ruby March. So far, not a whole lot has been revealed about these characters. But now that has changed.
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That Hashtag Show has released the casting notices for these characters, as well as for yet another villain joining the roster -- Bloodsport, aka Robert DuBois. And it certainly looks like Supergirl is going to have her hands full.
MORGAN EDGE – Male, 40s, Open Ethnicity. As corrupt as he is intimidating, he intends to clear the area one way or another, and he has enlisted the services of a madman to blow up the area during a special ceremony in Supergirl’s honor. This savvy and formidable titan of industry is pushing through a huge new redevelopment plan for the city’s waterfront – and he doesn’t care if he has to uproot the entire indigenous immigrant population to implement his money-grubbing scheme. …RECURRING GUEST STAR
ROBERT DUBOIS/BLOODSPORT – Male, 30-40s…Looking for memorable, and distinctive performers. This evil and threatening Merc is an ex-military man who has infiltrated his former base and stolen a variety of articles that he uses to cloak an underwater nuclear device. As we later learn, he is in the employ of Morgan Edge, and he has been hired to blow up the waterfront with an underwater nuke…PRINCIPAL
GAIL MARSH – Female, Late 20s, early 30s, Open Ethnicity. The deadly and seductive PSI (aka Gail Marsh), a DC Comics foe of Supergirl, possesses psychic abilities which allow her to bring out her victim’s darkest fears. While she is a physical threat, her real power comes in bringing the Girl of Steel to her knees without throwing a punch. LEAD GUEST STAR
SAMANTHA MARCH/REIGN – Female, late 20s to early 30s. Diverse. Samantha is a professional, young single mom (Trying to balance work and life), who begins to struggle to hold onto her humanity when an alter-ego, Reign — ruthless, righteous, superhuman — begins to take over her personality. Most important in Sam’s life is her young daughter, Ruby, who Sam would sacrifice everything to protect. ONE SEASON – FRACTIONAL SERIES REGULAR.
RUBY MARCH – Female, Caucasian or Latina, 11 to 14. Smart, sensitive, funny, but a bit of an outsider with her peers. An independent think who doesn’t like to follow the crowd. She’s fiercely loyal to her single mother, Sam (Odette Annable) and the two make a great team, looking out for each other and enjoying each other’s camaraderie. But Ruby’s not shy about speaking up for herself – even to her mother – when she feels she’s in the right. MAJOR RECURRING GUEST STAR THIS SEASON WITH A SERIES REGULAR OPTION FOR NEXT SEASON.