Two and a half Men vet Jon Cryer took on Twitter to confirm that he will not be returning as Lex Luthor on The CW’s Superman and Lois consecutively. He also revealed that the network has already informed him that the DC villain is set to be recast because the series led by Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch is not set in the Arrowverse world. However, it is still unclear whether the iconic character will appear in the next season or not.
Cryer first appeared as Lex Luthor in Supergirlwhere he played the role for 20 episodes from 2019 to 2021. Besides appearing in the series led by Melissa Benoist, he also became part of The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover, which allows him to star in an episode of Batwoman, The Flash, bowand Legends of Tomorrow.
Superman and Lois starring Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, and Alexander Garfin as Jordan Kent. After the sudden exit of Jordan Elsass, Jonathan Kent will now play Australian actor Michael Bishop (round) starting in the third season.
The series also features Dylan Walsh as General Lane, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Lana Lang-Cushing, Erik Valdez as Kyle Cushing, Inde Navarette as Sarah Cushing, and Wolé Parks as John Henry Irons.
Superman and Lois created and written by The Flash executive producer Todd Helbing. It is executive produced by DC TV universe creator Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Geoff Johns through their Berlanti Productions banner.