The Supergirl "Stunt" That Made Mon-El Actor Dislocate His Jaw
Mon-El actor Chris Wooden remembers the foolish “stunt” that resulted in him breaking his jaw whereas filming Supergirl. The Arrowverse sequence has loved a long term, however will probably be coming to an finish very quickly. Supergirl, which stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers, began out on CBS earlier than shifting to The CW for season 2. In the course of the present’s 6-season run, Supergirl has confronted numerous enemies and teamed up with fellow Arrowverse heroes like The Flash (Grant Gustin) and Batwoman (Ruby Rose). The sixth and remaining season is at present airing and can conclude in November.
Supergirl has featured a large and eclectic group of characters through the years, however some are extra memorable than others. One of the crucial controversial is maybe Mon-El, a Daxamite prince who joined the sequence in its second season. Mon-El initially hid his royal heritage from Kara, however after they shaped a romantic relationship, he got here clear. Wooden remained a sequence common on Supergirl for two seasons earlier than departing, although he is come again a number of occasions as a visitor star. He’ll even be amongst these returning for the sequence finale, together with Jeremy Jordan (Winn Schott) and Mehcad Brooks (Jimmy Olsen).
Throughout this weekend’s DC FanDome occasion, Supergirl acquired a particular farewell panel that includes the complete solid. When trying again on among the wildest stunts from the present, Wooden talked about a scene from season 2 when he needed to chew into 10 pancakes directly. His castmates had been fast to snicker, however Wooden identified that it wasn’t all that humorous as a result of “my jaw type of dislocated somewhat bit.” The Supergirl solid additionally teased him for deeming it a stunt, however he defended the qualification. “It was a giant stack of pancakes and I used to be like, ‘Oh, that is gonna be so humorous,’ after which my jaw went like,” Wooden stated earlier than demonstrating the painful second.
Accidents on the set of a superhero manufacturing aren’t unusual, and the Arrowverse itself isn’t any stranger to those sorts of incidents. Earlier than departing Batwoman, Rose needed to get emergency surgical procedure after sustaining a neck damage on set. When contemplating that instance, Wooden’s Supergirl expertise is not as drastic. Nevertheless, a dislocated jaw is much from enjoyable, and to have it occur throughout an innocuous kitchen scene in all probability got here as fairly a shock.
Whereas Supergirl‘s finish is bittersweet for the followers and people who labored on the present, there are some causes as to why that is the right time to conclude it. Kara has been on fairly the journey over these previous 6 seasons, and hopefully she’ll exit on a excessive observe. For her half, Benoist admitted through the DC FanDome panel that she is going to miss taking part in a superhero, although she’d stated earlier than that she is not going to be sorry to go away Supergirl‘s flying scenes behind. This solid has endured loads of bumps and bruises, however now they will relaxation and content material themselves with a job properly finished.