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'Supergirl' movie may be set in 1970s

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Entertainment company has reportedly shifted its focus on a "Supergirl" movie, which may be set in the 1970s and feature fictional character as the main villain.

According to publication SuperBroMovies, is set to antagonise the titular character in the upcoming movie.

The publication noted, though, that might change as they wrote on Twitter: "The plan (for now) is that will be the main villain," reports

Brainiac is one of Superman's deadliest enemies in DC Comics lore. He is typically depicted at an extraterrestrial cyborg or with "twelfth-level intellect", which allows calculation abilities, enhanced memory and advanced understanding of mechanical engineering, bio-engineering and physics among other super powers.

Meanwhile, another publication titled The Playlist reported that the "Supergirl" movie is eyed as a period piece set in the 1970s, long before the era of Henry Cavill's

is also known as is Superman's cousin, who was born and raised in Argo City, a fragment of Krypton that survived destruction. When the town is doomed, Kara is sent to by her parents to be raised by her cousin or

adopted the secret identity of orphan and made Midvale Orphanage her home. As Superman's cousin, Kara shares his super powers and vulnerability to Kryptonite.



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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 16:16 IST