According to Deadline.com, we will be meeting members of Nia Nal’s family in upcoming episodes of “Supergirl”, with actors having been cast in the roles of her sister and mother.
Hannah James (Mercy Street) has been cast in the role of Maeve Nal, Nia’s older sister, while Kate Burton (Scandal) will guest star as Nia’s mother Isabel.
Maeve Nal is described as “driven and focused on maintaining the Nal family’s rich legacy. She and Nia have a strong sisterly bond, although Maeve has always had to work harder to achieve what comes naturally to Nia.”
Isabel Nal is a “warm and nurturing mother” and “a local hero in her own right. She is a wise and generous matriarch and has raised her family to be bold and courageous, as well as to love fiercely and openly.”
Played by Nicole Maines, and introduced at the beginning of the current season, Nia Nal is the newest addition to the CatCo reporting team. A soulful young transgender woman with a fierce drive to protect others, Nia’s journey this season means fulfilling her destiny as the superhero “Dreamer” (much like Kara came into her own as Supergirl).