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Melissa Benoist and husband Chris Wood share a laugh in costume while filming Supergirl in Vancouver

They’re a real-life married couple playing superhero exes on the CW series Supergirl.

And Melissa Benoist and her husband Chris Wood looked as if they were having a great time while filming the final seasons of her superhero series in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday.

The 32-year-old actress and her 33-year-old husband were seen in their suits and capes while breaking out into laughter between takes.

Married stars: Melissa Benoist, 32, looked as if she was having a great time as she collaborated with her husband Chris Wood, 33, on the set of Supergirl in Vancouver, Canada earlier this week

Melissa wore her instantly recognizable Supergirl suit while playing the character who goes by the name Kara Danvers.

The blue figure-hugging suit featured thigh-high red boots and a long red cape, and her dirty blond locks were styled in delicate waves cascading over her shoulders.

Her husband Chris, who plays her character’s ex-boyfriend Mon-El, sported a well-groomed beard and a burgundy suit with a long purple cape and blue boots.

The two appeared to be laughing at some on-set shenanigans.

Another actor in a superhero suit was spotted sneaking up behind Chris and getting under his cape, while his wife snapped a photo. 

Super star: Melissa wore her instantly recognizable Supergirl suit while playing the character who goes by the name Kara Danvers

Close fit: The blue figure-hugging suit featured thigh-high red boots and a long red cape, and her dirty blonde locks were styled in delicate waves cascading over her shoulders

Super star: Melissa wore her instantly recognizable Supergirl suit while playing the character who goes by the name Kara Danvers. The blue figure-hugging suit featured thigh-high red boots and a long red cape, and her dirty blonde locks were styled in delicate waves cascading over her shoulders

On-screen exes: Her husband Chris, who plays her character's ex-boyfriend Mon-El, sported a well-groomed beard and a burgundy suit with a long purple cape and blue boots

On-screen exes: Her husband Chris, who plays her character’s ex-boyfriend Mon-El, sported a well-groomed beard and a burgundy suit with a long purple cape and blue boots

Having a laugh: The two appeared to be laughing at some on-set shenanigans. Another actor in a superhero suit was spotted sneaking up behind Chris and getting under his cape, while his wife snapped a photo

Having a laugh: The two appeared to be laughing at some on-set shenanigans. Another actor in a superhero suit was spotted sneaking up behind Chris and getting under his cape, while his wife snapped a photo

Regular fixture: Chris first joined Melissa's DC Comics series for its second season, which aired in 2016

Regular fixture: Chris first joined Melissa’s DC Comics series for its second season, which aired in 2016

Chris first joined Melissa’s DC Comics series for its second season, which aired in 2016. 

At the time, Melissa was married to Everybody Wants Some actor Blake Jenner, before they divorced in 2017.

The actress later said she was a survivor of domestic violence – without specifying her abuser by name. In 2020 Blake apologized for ’emotionally, mentally’ and ‘physically’ hurting her. 

He admitted to ‘aimlessly’ throwing his phone at her during an argument, causing her eye to swell shut, though he claimed that she would also fight him during their marriage.

Moving on: At the time, Melissa was married to Everybody Wants Some actor Blake Jenner, before they divorced in 2017

Moving on: At the time, Melissa was married to Everybody Wants Some actor Blake Jenner, before they divorced in 2017

Bad times: The actress later claimed that during the relationship she was physically abused by Jenner

Bad times: The actress later claimed that during the relationship she was physically abused by Jenner

Melissa and Chris were later linked in 2017, before getting engaged in early 2019 and tying the knot in September of that year.

The couple welcomed their first child, 10-month-old Huxley, in September of last year. 

In September Benoist admitted she adores motherhood and says her little one is the ‘best’ and such a ‘sweetheart.’

Speaking on an Instagram Live, she said: ‘Oh, man, he’s the best. I am loving being a parent. I love being a mom. He’s such a sweetheart. He is getting so big and every day I’m, like, crying because he’s gained half an ounce.’

New parents: Melissa and Chris were linked in 2017 and got married in 2019, before welcome their 10-month-old son Huxley in September of last year

New parents: Melissa and Chris were linked in 2017 and got married in 2019, before welcome their 10-month-old son Huxley in September of last year

Fierce: In addition to Supergirl and Mon-El, David Harewood was spotted walking onto set in his costume as J'onn J'onzz, also known as the Martian Manhunter

Fierce: In addition to Supergirl and Mon-El, David Harewood was spotted walking onto set in his costume as J’onn J’onzz, also known as the Martian Manhunter

Seeing green: Jesse Rath also joined the shoot as Brainiac-5. He had a platinum blond wig on and had his face and hands painted green, while wearing a slim purple suit with black boots

Seeing green: Jesse Rath also joined the shoot as Brainiac-5. He had a platinum blond wig on and had his face and hands painted green, while wearing a slim purple suit with black boots

They were filming a scene packed with superhero firepower. 

In addition to Supergirl and Mon-El, David Harewood was spotted walking onto set in his costume as J’onn J’onzz, also known as the Martian Manhunter.

He wore an imposing black armored suit with red accents over chest.

Jesse Rath also joined the shoot as Brainiac-5. He had a platinum blond wig on and had his face and hands painted green, while wearing a slim purple suit with black boots.

Street clothes: Earlier on Wednesday, Melissa and Chris were again seen on set, but this time they were dressed as their alter egos

Street clothes: Earlier on Wednesday, Melissa and Chris were again seen on set, but this time they were dressed as their alter egos

Low key: Melissa had on a black sweater with a tightly pleated black lace skirt and sandals, while her husband wore a charcoal suit and a matching tie

Low key: Melissa had on a black sweater with a tightly pleated black lace skirt and sandals, while her husband wore a charcoal suit and a matching tie

Earlier on Wednesday, Melissa and Chris were again seen on set, but this time they were dressed as their alter egos.

Melissa had on a black sweater with a tightly pleated black lace skirt and sandals, while her husband wore a charcoal suit and a matching tie.

The actor were filming a funeral scene in Vancouver, hence the all-black clothing. 

Joining them were other actors playing funeral goers, as well as someone dressed as a priest.

After the scene wrapped, Melissa and Chris were seen getting into separate vehicles to leave the set. 

Sad scene: The actor were filming a funeral scene in Vancouver, hence the all-black clothing. After the scene wrapped, the two got into separate vehicles to leave the set

Sad scene: The actor were filming a funeral scene in Vancouver, hence the all-black clothing. After the scene wrapped, the two got into separate vehicles to leave the set

In February, Melissa signed an exclusive, multiyear deal with Warner Bros. Television, Variety reported at the time.

Once her series Supergirl ends after the current sixth season, she will focus her attentions on her new company, Three Things Productions.

Through her company, which she named after Mary Oliver’s poem Three Things To Remember, Benoist will be developing and producing original television programs.

The company said in a statement that its mission is to find ‘meaningful projects that are unapologetic, brave, and authentic, with a goal to explore stories that lead with impact.’ 

The company will be making TV shows for WarnerMedia’s flagship streaming service HBO Max, as well as for other cable channels or broadcast stations.  

The new deal marks Benoist’s first overall deal as a producer with a major studio. 

Taking the lead: In February, Melissa signed an exclusive overall deal with Warner Bros. TV and created a new production company, according to Variety; seen in 2019 in Vancouver

Taking the lead: In February, Melissa signed an exclusive overall deal with Warner Bros. TV and created a new production company, according to Variety; seen in 2019 in Vancouver


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