‘Supergirl’ Season 2 star Dichen Lachman opens up about being cast as DC Comics villain roulette [VIDEO]
Dichen Lachman has confirmed that she will appear as DC Comics Villain Roulette in season 2 of “Supergirl”.
In one Video clip She shared on Instagram, Lachman thanked her fans for all the excitement surrounding her casting and spoke a bit about her experience filming the CW series.
“I just want to thank everyone for all the enthusiasm about my appearance on ‘Supergirl’ as Roulette,” said the 34-year-old Nepalese-born Australian actress. “The cast and crew work so hard and there are such amazing people. I’m really excited to be on the show and can’t wait for you to see it.
On Twitter, Lachman revealed why joining the cast of “Supergirl” was quite surreal for her.
“When I was a little girl in Kathmandu, I dreamed of being a Supergirl,” she said. tweeted. “[It’s] one of the few movies we’ve had on VHS. I watched it several times.
In a follow-up tweet, Lachman added: “‘Supergirl’, ‘Superman’ and ‘Police Academy’ were the 3 tapes we had and we watched them over and over again when we had electricity.”
In the comics, Roulette, also known as Veronica Sinclair, is an enemy of Justice Society. She runs a gambling establishment for villains where they can bet on various events like captive superhero death matches. Rather than getting her hands dirty, she’s more of a calculating and business-conscious character who manipulates others for profit. Created by Geoff Johns and Rags Morales, roulette first appeared in 2001 in “JSA Secret Files and Origins” # 2.
On CW’s “Supergirl,” on the other hand, Roulette runs an underground alien fight club in National City and is eager to have the Girl of Steel in the ring, Comicbook.com reported.
According to TV line, Lachman – whose recent television acting credits include “The Last Ship,” “Agents of SHIELD,” and “The 100,” among many others – will appear in “Supergirl” Season 2, Episode 4.
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Season 2 of “Supergirl” premieres Monday, October 10 at 8 p.m. on The CW.