The CW confirmed that Lex Luthor would be coming to Supergirl this season, with Jon Cryer making his debut as the character in episode 15, which will debut in 2019. While fans of the series shared their excitement at the Two and a Half Men embracing the villain, Cryer himself, along with the show's executive producers, seem
“We are enormous fans of Jon Cryer, and he was instantly our dream actor to play the iconic role of Lex Luthor," executive producers Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller shared in a statement. "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.”
They added, “We’re beyond excited to introduce
Over on social media, Cryer couldn't help himself from sharing every article he could find that confirmed the news, echoing the excitement of each outlet's coverage.
Scroll down to see Cryer's reactions to snagging the coveted role!
Oh my goodness.
(And don’t worry, Lex will very rarely say “Oh my goodness”) pic.twitter.com/VuA6rb9FJo— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) November 16, 2018
I am way too excited about this. https://t.co/9EIWokSyZp— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) November 16, 2018
Finally, my profile picture pays off! https://t.co/k2EUVrFK4u— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) November 16, 2018