Summer Glau

Sci-fi starlet Summer Glau is joining NBC's superhero series The Cape, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Cape follows a framed former cop (David Lyons) who turns to vigilantism, fighting bad guys as a masked hero called The Cape. The 28-year-old actress will play an investigative blogger who also fights crime and corruption from behind a mask.

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The pilot will be directed by Human Target's Simon West.

Glau, who most recently recurred on Dollhouse, is best known for her work on such cult favorites as Firefly and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

Are you excited to see Glau return to TV?