After a power source for the community of Krypton survivors is accidentally whisked to earth, Kara Zor-El (Helen Slater), cousin to Superman and niece to Zor-El (Simon Ward), chooses to go to earth to find it, and bring it back.
Upon her arrival, she takes the name Linda Lee and becomes just as powerful as her cousin but encounters dangerous battles and unexpected obstacles when Selena (Faye Dunaway) – a mean spirited woman who practices rituals of the occult – takes the power source for herself and uses it to cause destruction.
Dolly Parton was offered $7 million to take the role of Selena, but she turned it down, claiming that she couldn’t play a witch, no matter how much money was offered. Jane Fonda and Goldie Hawn also turned the role down.
Kara Zor-El/Supergirl/Linda Lee