The upcoming CW series, Superman & Lois has added Erik Valdez to its cast as Lana Lang’s husband.
Since Tyler Hoechlin first appeared as Superman in Supergirl‘s second season, many wondered when the actor would get his own Superman series. It wasn’t until October of last year when it was revealed that a show starring the character was in development. Since then the cast has slowly been revealed which now includes Erik Valdez who will be playing Kyle Cushing, the husband of Lana Lang.
Earlier this week it was also revealed that Emmanuelle Chriqui would be playing Lana Lang in Superman & Lois. In the comics, Lana Lang is one of Superman’s oldest friends and an early love interest of the character. But it looks like both Superman and Lana Lang have moved passed that. In the upcoming Superman & Lois series, Erik Valdez’s character is described as Smallville’s fire chief who has seen his fair share of tragedies and does not like big cities. It is currently unknown how big of a role Erik Valdez’s Kyle Cushing will have in the upcoming series.
What do you all make of this? Are you glad to see that Lana Lang will have a bigger role in the Superman & Lois series? How do you think will Erik Valdez’s character will factor into the story? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Full details on The CW‘s Superman & Lois being kept under wraps, but the series is described as revolving “around the world’s most famous superhero and comics’ most famous journalist [as they] deal with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society.” In addition to Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent and Elizabeth Tulloch as Lane, the series stars Jordan Elsass and Alexander Garfin as their sons, Dylan Walsh as General Sam Lane, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Lana Lang and Erik Valdez as Kyle Cushing. Written by The Flash showrunner Todd Helbing, Superman & Lois will be executive produced by Helbing, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Geoff Johns.
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