Jon Cryer to Play Lex Luthor on SUPERGIRL

Jon Cryer will play Lex Luthor on the CBS series, "Supergirl," according to Variety.

He will be a recurring character on the series, playing Luthor, the classic villain from the Superman comics, television shows, and films. He will make his first appearance in the upcoming 15th episode of the show's current season.

In 1987, Cryer played Lenny Luthor, nephew to Gene Hackman's Lex, in "Superman IV: A Quest for Peace."

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

Cryer is best known for starring as Alan Harper on Warner Bros.-produced "Two and a Half Men" from 2003 to 2015. He recently completed production on the feature "Big Time Adolescence" with Pete Davidson.

Read the original article on Variety.

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