According to TVLine, actor Tyler Hoechlin has joined the cast as Clark Kent, a.k.a. Superman, in Supergirl‘s Second season. Hoechlin will guest-star in the first two episodes.
Spotted occasionally in Season 1, Superman will for the first time be seen in full visiting his cousin Kara (played by Melissa Benoist) in National City.
“Greg [Berlanti] and I have wanted to work with Tyler for ages, so this worked out perfectly because Tyler is Superman,” Supergirl showrunner Andrew Kreisberg said in a statement.
“We are so thrilled and humbled to add another amazing actor to the legacy of this iconic character.” he added.
Tyler Hoechlin is known for his roles in ‘Teen Wolf’ and ‘Sirens’.
Supergirl will be back this Fall on Mondays at 8:00 PM on The CW
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