SUPERGIRL Season 2 Adds Former HERCULES Star Kevin Sorbo As A Villain

SUPERGIRL Season 2 Adds Former HERCULES Star Kevin Sorbo As A Villain

On Tuesday, we learned television's former Lois Lane was joining Supergirl and now, we've received word that television's former Hercules, Kevin Sorbo, will be joining her! Come take a look!

Talk about a blast from the past as Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Kevin Sorbo has joined the cast of Supergirl season two as a mysterious new villain that will surely cause Herculean-sized trouble for Kara. No further details were provided, but he's expected to debut during the latter half of this season.

Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg released a statement following the announcement where he expressed his excitement: "Since his days as Hercules, Kevin Sorbo has brought such a strong presence
to the screen and we couldn’t be more excited to have him join us on Supergirl."

This latest piece of news comes days after it was announced that former Lois & Clark star Teri Hatcher had also been cast as a mysterious major villain - said to be the season's newest big bad. It's unclear whether we'll see Hatcher & Sorbo cross paths, but guess we'll all find out together in the coming weeks.

Sorbo is best known as television's Hercules, having played the role in five television movies in 1994 before starring in his own hit TV series that ran six seasons from 1995-1999. He later headlined the sci-fi series Andromeda and more recently has made guest appearances on a number of shows, including Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23Hawaii Five-0Psych, Two and a Half Men, and The O.C.

So, what do you guys think? Sound off with your thoughts below!


The hour-long drama centers on Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, who was born on the planet Krypton and escaped amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she has been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin. But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

Supergirl features:
Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El/Supergirl
Mehcad Brooks as James 'Jimmy' Olsen
Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant
Chyler Leigh as Alexandra 'Alex' Danvers
Jeremy Jordan as Winslow 'Winn' Schott
David Harewood as J'onn J'onzz/Martian Manhunter
Jenna Dewan-Tatum as Lucy Lane
Peter Facinelli as Maxwell Lord
Helen Slater as Dr. Eliza Danvers
Dean Cain as Jeremiah Danvers
Laura Vandervoort as Indigo
Floriana Lima as Maggie Sawyer
Chris Wood in an undisclosed role
Ian Gomez as Snapper Carr
Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor
Lynda Carter as the President of the United States
Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman


Supergirl returns with an all-new episode February 6

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