Jon Cryer Set To Join CW’s Supergirl As Lex Luthor

Well here’s some very interesting and unexpected casting on CW’s Supergirl. Two and a Half Men’s Jon Cryer has joined the cast as the Arrowverse’s version of Lex Luthor.

Per Variety:

He will make his first “Supergirl” appearance in the upcoming 15th episode of the show’s current and fourth season. The actor played Lenny Luthor, nephew to Gene Hackman’s Lex, in the 1987 feature “Superman IV: A Quest for Peace.”

“We are enormous fans of Jon Cryer, and he was instantly our dream actor to play the iconic role of Lex Luthor,” said “Supergirl” executive producers Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller. “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.”

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