“They did Sasha Calle dirty”: James Gunn’s DCU Abandons First POC Kryptonian Star for Three White Actresses Including House of the Dragon’s Milly Alcock

DCU bid goodbye to the Colombian-descent Supergirl, Sasha Calle.

"They did Sasha Calle dirty": James Gunn's DCU Abandons First POC Kryptonian Star for Three White Actresses Including House of the Dragon's Milly Alcock

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  • With James Gunn and Peter Safran taking over the reins, it seems fans didn't just bid adieu to Henry Cavill's Superman, but also to Sasha Calle's Supergirl.
  • Although the young Colombian-descent actress, Sasha Calle, was introduced in the role of Kara Zor-El/Supergirl in the 2023 movie 'The Flash', she unfortunately appears to have been in a “one-movie” situation.
  • Now, Emilia Jones, Meg Donnelly, and the 'House of the Dragon' star Milly Alcock are in the mix of White actresses who are being planned to get screen-tested as Supergirl.
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Following Warner Bros.’ merging with Discovery, the company faced major reconstruction that led to the replacement of the former DC head with the current CEO James Gunn. This particular shift in power gave birth to a completely revamped DC Universe, that not only bid goodbye to Henry Cavill’s Superman but also appears to have abandoned Sasha Calle’s Supergirl. 

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Although the 2023 DC movie The Flash introduced Colombian-descent Sasha Calle in the role of Kara Zor-El/Supergirl, it seems she might have been in a “one-movie” situation. According to recent reports from Deadline, three actresses will be screen testing for James Gunn’s DCU, and Calle is nowhere on the list. 

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Sasha Calle Will No Longer be DCU’s Supergirl 

A lot of things have been changing with the new, rebooted DCU on the horizon. Beginning with a shift in power to casting out actors, the revamped DCU is waiting to almost start from scratch. With James Gunn and Peter Safran taking over the reins, it seems fans didn’t just bid adieu to Henry Cavill’s Superman, but also to Sasha Calle‘s Supergirl. 

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Sasha Calle as Supergirl in Ezra Miller’s The Flash (2023)

Although the young Colombian-descent actress, Sasha Calle, was introduced in the role of Kara Zor-El/Supergirl in the 2023 movie The Flash, she unfortunately appears to have been in a “one-movie” situation. The alleged reports initially came from Hollywood insider Daniel Richtman, who noted that Calle’s Kara Zor-El has been recast.

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Sasha Calle has been cast out of DCU

With James Gunn’s DCU debut film Superman: Legacy being developed, they figured it was the right time to cast out Sasha Calle and replace her character with a new actress. Insider Daniel Richtman’s reports were further corroborated by MyTimeToShineHello, back in December 2023. Although this reported news received mixed responses, now it seems completely true. 

Three White Actresses Screen Test for James Gunn’s DCU

Reputed news outlet Deadline recently reported the news of three White actresses screen testing for James Gunn’s DCU. Following the Deadline reports, the veracity of Daniel Richtman’s information about Sasha Calle being cast out now seems real. According to the outlet, DC Studios had been planning to test three actresses in the role of Supergirl. 

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House of the Dragon actress Milly Alcock
DCU is planning to screen-test House of the Dragon actress Milly Alcock for Supergirl

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Naturally, it confirms that the first person of color, Kryptonian star Sasha Calle, is indeed abandoned by the DCU. Now, Emilia Jones, Meg Donnelly, and the House of the Dragon actress Milly Alcock are in the mix. There’s a high possibility that the studio might make a straight offer, but currently, all things are pointing at the screen tests of the actresses.

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Wrapping up the screen tests by next month, James Gunn‘s DCU will have its next Supergirl actress in line. The actress who will make it to the end will star in Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow. But prior to that, they will also make an appearance in Superman: Legacy. Whoever might be the ultimate face of Supergirl, it’s now confirmed that Sasha Calle is out of the DCU.

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