EXCLUSIVE: The CW’s drama Supergirl has tapped Major Crimes alumna Jessica Meraz for a major recurring role. She will play Menagerie/Pamela Ferrer. An iconic DC villain and a member of Manchesters Black’s “Elite,” Menagerie is a jewel thief who doesn’t mind hurting people.

The DC/Berlanti Prods. drama Supergirl, from Warner Bros. TV, is now in its fourth season on the CW. The series is headed into the network’s annual DC crossover, which kicks off on Sunday.

The casting marks Meraz’s return to WBTV whose cable division produced Major Crimes for TNT. Meraz was a series regular on the final season of The Closer spinoff. Meraz recently appeared on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse in the Jason Alexander-directed Native Gardens. She is currently recurring on Tacoma FD for TruTV and has also been working on Blue Ribbon Content’s Splash Damage, a VR experiment currently in development. Meraz is repped by Innovative Artists and LINK Entertainment.