Supergirl has found its Lex Luthor.
The CW has announced that Two and a Half Men and Pretty in Pink star Jon Cryer will portray the iconic DC villain Lex Luthor during Supergirl’s fourth season. Luthor will be a recurring role, who makes his debut in Season 4, Episode 15.
Jon Cryer (photo by Matt Beard), Lex Luthor (art via DC Entertainment)
“We are enormous fans of Jon Cryer, and he was instantly our dream actor to play the iconic role of Lex Luthor.,” Supergirl’s EPs Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller said in a joint statement. “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.”