Superhero TV shows are definitely a thing now among the TV networks. One in particular, the CW, made quite the investment in this kind of TV series with Arrow returning with its 5th season, the Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and the new transfer, Supergirl.
After its transfer to the CW, a lot of news have been published regarding Supergirl’s second season. Casting of some new characters for example; Tyler Hoechlin will star as Superman/Clark Kent while Chris Wood will star as Mon-El and Sharon Leal will start as Miss Martian. We just got another update on the casting regarding Supergirl’s 2nd season. Federick Schmidt was cast as Superman’s enemy Metallo. Here’s the report regarding Metallo:
“When international assassin John Corben is badly injured after taking on both Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and Superman (Tyler Hoechlin), he is reborn by a shadow organization into the Kryptonite-powered supervillain Metal”
Looks like Supergirl and Superman will team up quite frequently in the 2nd season and it might help the show improve actually. It is also understood from the report that fans will have the chance to see John Corben turning into Metallo, his background story to be exact. Supergirl returns to TV on Monday, October 10, 2016.