Jon Cryer (Two And A Half Men) is set to join the cast of the CW’s Supergirl.
Cryer will play Lex Luthor, Superman’s arch-nemesis and brother to Lena Luthor who in the show has been mentioned as being currently incarcerated. Supergirl executive producers Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller released a statement:
“We are enormous fans of Jon Cryer, and he was instantly our dream actor to play the iconic role of Lex Luthor,” said “Jon is a super-talent, and the fact that he played Lenny Luthor in Superman IV brings an added layer of legacy to his casting. We’re beyond thrilled to welcome Jon to the Supergirl family.”
Cryer is set to recur this season and will make his debut on episode s04e15 which will air sometime in 2019.