Summer Glau Joins the Superhero Ranks in ‘The Cape’

by | March 13, 2010 at 7:31 AM | TV News

Summer Glau (Fox)

Summer Glau (Fox)

Summer Glau is back to butt-kicking. The ‘Terminator‘ chick just landed the lead in NBC’s superhero-themed drama called ‘The Cape.’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Glau will play Orwell, “a cute and intrepid investigative blogger who fearlessly goes after corrupt cops and costumed bad guys.”

The pilot will be directed by Simon West, who brought us ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,’ and also stars David Lyons as a framed ex-cop who goes behind the mask as a hero named ‘The Cape’ to clear his name.

Glau throws the ‘The Cape’ on to her string of sci-fi cult series, including ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,’ ‘Dollhouse,’ and ‘Firefly.’