Michael Cudllitz Takes on Iconic Role of Lex Luthor in Superman & Lois
Fans of Superman & Lois are in for a treat as the first image of actor Michael Cudllitz as Lex Luthor has been revealed. Cudllitz, known for his role in The Walking Dead, was announced as the latest addition to the cast in January, and his portrayal of the iconic character is highly anticipated. Entertainment Weekly shared the first image of Cudllitz in character, which has caused quite a stir among fans.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Cudllitz expressed his excitement for the upcoming season and revealed that he received a warm welcome from the rest of the cast and crew. He also shared his thoughts on playing Lex Luthor, a character he believes is misunderstood. Showrunner Brent Fletcher has promised that Lex Luthor will be a formidable opponent for Superman and Lois, revealing that the character will have a different approach to achieving his goals.
The decision to cast Cudllitz in the role means that Jon Cryer’s portrayal of the character on Supergirl will not be continued in Superman & Lois. Showrunner Todd Helbing explained that while they love Cryer’s work, they wanted to make the character their own.
Fans can watch the first episode of Season 3 of Superman & Lois on HBO Max, with new episodes coming weekly. The arrival of Cudllitz’s Lex Luthor has fans excited for what is sure to be an action-packed season.