Breaking Supergirl News: Jon Cryer Joins The Cast As Lex Luthor

In a bit of late afternoon super villain news, the CW's Supergirl has just found its Lex. This news follows last months announcement that the character of Luthor would be making an appearance during the series' fourth season. According the TVLine, the character will finally appear on the 15th episode and has been confirmed by showrunners Jessica Queller and Robert Rovner. With all that said, it looks like none other than Jon Cryer will be playing the character when he makes his grand entrance on the show. They issued this statement along with the announcement of his casting:

“We are enormous fans of Jon Cryer, and he was instantly our dream actor to play the iconic role of Lex Luthor. 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.”