The actors who have played the Man of Steel are about to accept another one into their midst with the announcement today that The CW have cast their version of Superman of “SUPERGIRL”.
With many fans hoping that Tom Welling, who played the character in Smallville (also a CW series) would make a return to the red cape, however, it’s now been announced that the new Superman is none other than “Teen Wolf” star Tyler Hoechlin. The character will make his first appearance at the start of Season 2, when Kara (Melissa Benoist) travels to National City, on the series new home at The CW.
“Greg [Berlanti] and I have wanted to work with Tyler for ages, so this worked out perfectly because Tyler is Superman,” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said. “We are so thrilled and humbled to add another amazing actor to the legacy of this iconic character.”
Tyler Hoechlin’s career has been an impressive one so far, starring in the aforementioned Teen Wolf for it’s first four seasons, he’s also appeared in; Fifty Shades of Grey franchise, 7th Heaven, Road to Perdition, Hall Pass and Solstice.