Superman will officially fly into action next season on Supergirl. Variety reports casting is underway for the role of Clark Kent who will appear in the season 2 premiere this Fall.
Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg expressed his excitement at the prospect of having Superman on the show. "Greg, Ali and I are beyond thrilled to welcome Clark Kent and his slightly-more-famous alter ego to the world of Supergirl," he said. "Superman will be appearing in the first two episodes of the new season and we cannot wait to see who next dons the red cape!"
Dean Cain played Superman in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and is Kara's adoptive father in the series, and the Arrowverse's Brandon Routh played the titular role in director Bryan Singer's much-maligned Superman Returns.
It's worth noting the Arrowverse and DC Cinematic Universe are not connected and that's a good thing in my book. Hopefully, Warner Bros. will stop imposing limitations on the former. Most notably having Deadshot disappear and mothballing Harley Quinn's planned debut due to Suicide Squad on the big screen.
Who would you like to see play Clark Kent? Should Smallville's Tom Welling reprise the role? Let me know in the comments below.