Thomas Lennon has joined Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl as the villainous Mister Mxyzptlk in a recurring role.
Mister Mxyzptlk is best known as a Superman villain, however, he did appear in Supergirl season two and was portrayed by Peter Gadiot. Deadline is reporting that Mister Mxyzptlk will return to face off against Melissa Benoist’s Kara Danvers in Supergirl season five with a new actor. Thomas Lennon is set to portray a new version of the shape-shifting Mister Mxyzptlk.
Thomas Lennon is best known for roles in Reno 911, 17 Again, and is currently filming the Russo Brother’s Cherry. Are you excited to see Mister Mxyzptlk return to Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl? Are you excited to see Thomas Lennon play him? Sound off in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl:
Supergirl is an action-adventure drama based on the DC character Kara Zor-El, (Melissa Benoist). Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton and was sent to Earth where she was raised by a foster family. Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin, Superman, in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later, Kara was living in National City and still concealing her powers, when a plane crash threatened Alex’s life and Kara took to the sky to save her. Now, Kara balances her work as a reporter for CatCo Worldwide Media with her work for the Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO), a super-secret government organization whose mission is to keep National City – and the Earth – safe from sinister threats. As Kara struggles to navigate her relationships and her burgeoning life as a reporter, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl.
Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Jesse Rath as Querl Dox/Brainiac 5, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, Andrea Brooks as Eve Teschmacher, Julie Gonzalo as Andrea Rojas/Acrata, Staz Nair as William Dey, Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen, andDavid Harewood as J’onn J’onzz/Martian Manhunter. Tyler Hoechlin appears as Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman as an occasional guest star.
Supergirl Season 5 is currently airing on The CW.