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Superman and Lois cast the walking veteran as Lex Luthor

Michael Cudlitz, a veteran actor best known for his role as Abraham the walking Dead, joined the DC Multiverse. Cudlitz will play Lex Luthor in the upcoming third season Superman and Loisto step in to give the show’s new territory its own twist. The CW previously had Jon Cryer play Lex super girl And in Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event. When a casting call recently went out for the character, Cryer confirmed that no one had approached him to continue the role. Last season , Superman and Lois He surprised fans by revealing that it does not happen on the same earth as Sparkle And super girl.

According to the official character description (via EWwho reported the casting for the first time), Superman and LoisLex’ approach is known to the world as the billionaire visionary behind LexCorp, but secretly, the criminal underworld knows who Lex really is: a brutal psychopath who terrorizes anyone he meets. When Lex first appears this season, it’s been years since he stepped out of sight. audience and he resurfaces earnestly determined to right a personal injustice by exacting revenge on the two people he feels wronged him – Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch).

Plus years the walking Dead and the series bait awards band of brothers For HBO, Cudlitz has also starred in TNT’s Southland, which earned him the Critics Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. He joins a cast that recently added Michael Bishop as Jonathan Kent, a role previously played by Jordan Elsas. Elsass shocked fans last year by leaving the show, reportedly over creative differences.

Superman and Lois It faced a TV-friendly version of The Eradicator in its first season. Instead of being a Kryptonian weapon springing to life, the character was reinvented as a half-brother of a previously unknown Superman, who hid on Earth until he figured out a way to try and take over the world. In the second season, a cult leader who was the subject of Lois Lane’s debunking turns herself into a version of the comic villain The Parasite, and attempts to bring Earth and Bizarro World together. In addition to Luthor, this season of the show is supposed to include the Intergang, whose leader Bruno Mannheim was brought down at the end of season two.

The third season of Superman and Lois Debuts in February on The CW.

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