There's a good chance that we'll see Superman on the CBS Supergirl series, at least according to a new casting notice released by the network.

The casting notice requests a "body double for a DC comic Superhero... with a ripped physique." Beyond that, the notice actually has the word "Superman" in it.

Here's the casting notice in full:

"We are looking for BODY DOUBLE for a DC Comic Superhero - You must be available for an interview this Thursday and if selected will work several day [sic] during March. This is for a CBS pilot. You can be SAG or Non-Union. You should be 5'11 or taller and be Square Jawed and have a ripped physique. You must send a bodyshot, shirtless, sizes, current contact info and your first five to (email here) - in the subject line write SUPERMAN."

Of course, this doesn't mean that Superman will feature heavily in the Supergirl series, and will probably just appear in the pilot episode to set up the story. As the network wants a body double, it's likely they're possibly just shooting the superhero in silhouette or from behind, leaving the role open to someone else later on, if needed.

It makes sense, especially if CBS decides to request Henry Cavill, DC's film Superman to step into the role, although DC states that they don't want their TV and film universes connected. Still, it would be confusing if there's one Superman on TV and another in the movie, so perhaps CBS is counting on DC changing their minds.

However, CBS hopes to use the TV series in the DC universe to allow for crossovers, much like we've already seen with The CW's The Flash and Arrow.

CBS' Supergirl project has seen a lot of announcements lately, including the casting of its lead actress Melissa Benoist (Glee) and the casting of Mehcad Brooks (True Blood) as Jimmy Olsen. The network also released details about the first villain Supergirl will face in the pilot episode: Lumberjack.

Supergirl's plot will revolve around Kara Zor-El as she makes a life for herself on planet Earth, a young, strong and independent woman dealing with her own issues. The network sees the series as being about female empowerment and even referred to themselves as "big feminists," when discussing the series.

"If you look at the strong female characters we have on the air, it really is resonant of that ..." says Nina Tassler, CBS Entertainment Chairman, "We're big feminists. It's her intellect, it's her skill, it's her smarts. It's all of those elements. It's not just her strength, which she does have."

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