Laura Benanti to Leave 'Supergirl,' Erica Durance Replacing Her

Laura Benanti is leaving Supergirl after two seasons with the show.

The Tony-winning actress will be replaced by Erica Durance, best known for playing Lois Lane on Smallville. She will play Alura, the mother of Melissa Benoist‘s Supergirl.

Unfortunately Laura, who Greg [Berlanti] and I have worked with for years going back to Eli Stone, was unable to continue in the role due to work commitments in New York,” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said in a statement (via THR).


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