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Mehcad Brooks Joins CBS' 'Supergirl'

Mehcad Brooks, star of USA's cancelled "Necessary Roughness" has reportedly signed on for CBS' upcoming adaptation of the DC Comics classic "Supergirl." Brooks will appear opposite "Glee" star Melissa Benoist, who is set to appear in the starring role. The show centers on Kara Zor-El, Clark Kent's cousin who was also born on the planet of Krypton.

Mario Announces Comeback Tour

Mario has confirmed his plans for a return to the stage this year. The R&B star says he will manage his own career through his River Entertainment label and will kick off a comeback tour starting next month. He broke news of the return to music with an official statement this week. "I've always been a much broader artist than I've ever been portrayed."

Sophie Turner Joins 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

"Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner has reportedly signed on for next year's "X-Men: Apocalypse." The actress, who plays Sansa Stark on the HBO smash, will reportedly step into the role of the telepathic Jean Grey in the new film. News of Turner's role in the film comes via director Bryan Singer's Twitter feed earlier this week.

Rob Lowe Joins British Series 'Apocalypse Slough'

Rob Lowe has reportedly signed on to appear in the upcoming British series "Apocalypse Slough." The Sky1 network comedy will reportedly center on a group strangers who cross paths when the earth is threatened by an eight-mile wide comet. According the U.K.'s guardian.com, Lowe is set to play a rebellious Vatican priest who takes refuge in a bunker within the working class British town.