The CW has announced that Jon Cryer has been cast as Lex Luthor for the “Supergirl” TV series.
Best known to Superman fans as Lex Luthor’s nephew Lenny in the movie “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace”, Jon Cryer will make an appearance in episode 15 of Season 4.
“We are enormous fans of Jon Cryer, and he was instantly our dream actor to play the iconic role of Lex Luthor. 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,” Executive Producers Jessica Queller and Robert Rovner said in a statement.