Dean Cain Talks Fred Danvers has a great interview with Dean Cain. He talks about his roll as Kara's adopted father, what that means for the Superman lore, and what we can expect to see from Fred Danvers on the show. You can read the full article by clicking the link above but here are two great questions from CBR:

What's impressed you most about "Supergirl's" leading lady, Melissa Benoist? What does she bring to this iconic character?

Well, I've seen bits and pieces of her, but I've not seen the entire pilot. I've refused to watch the one that leaked. She brings a sense of goodness, and wonder and positivity. There's a certain essence you need to have to play the character, I believe, and she has it in spades. That smile she has is so disarming and genuine. Those are all traits you need to have to play Superman and Supergirl. Her character Kara's genuine excitement to help people and do the things that she does is amazing. I think Melissa is going to catapult to stardom, and she deserves it because she's extremely talented.

You guest-starred as a villain on "Smallville," but "Supergirl's" adoptive father sounds like a more vital component of the new show. Is that fair? Will Fred have a big presence on the series?

That's going to be up to the producers. I'll be in it as much as they will have me. I'll be very happy to show up on that set every day. It's just a matter of how much Greg Berlanti and the producers want to expand that role as time goes on. He has to be there, because he is her father on Earth. He and Helen Slater are the parents of her sister, as well. We're scientists, so we'll be able to interject things here and there. It's going to be fun. I just don't know how much they are going to do. There's nothing set in stone.

Speaking for the staff here at, we would love to see much more of Fred Danvers on the show. Its just so cool to see previous actors come back to this massive lore. Dean could be such a great guiding force as Fred. He has that home grown Kansas feel like he did when he played Kal-El. Its perfect for a modern day Pa Kent, in the skin of Fred Danvers.

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