Video – Jordan Elsass Explains Why He Left “Superman & Lois”

Jordan Elsass

Jordan Elsass has shed some light on why he decided not to return to play Jonathan Kent for Season 3 of “Superman & Lois” via a Cameo video.

“It’s been a tough few weeks, as you might imagine, with everything going on with the show,” explains Elsass in the video. “It’s sad, it’s a real shame. I know that I was pumped for Season 3, for sure, but what are you going to do? Anyway, mental health is definitely 100% priority. It’s pinnacle. It’s got to take precedence. And mine has been – the last couple of years – it’s been rough.”

“I need some time to myself” he says. “I’m still debating whether I’m even going to act for a while. I may go in a different direction. I know that’s definitely going to be disappointing to some people.”

On August 16 Warner Bros. Television released a statement announcing that Jordan Elsass would be returning for Season 3 of “Superman & Lois,” with the role of Jonathan Kent to be recast.

“Jordan Elsass has notified the Studio that he will not be returning to Superman & Lois for season 3 due to personal reasons. The role of Jonathan Kent will be recast.”

Production on Season 3 was scheduled to begin in September, with Season 3 of “Superman & Lois” set to premiere in early 2023.