Kevin Sorbo has joined the cast of Supergirl as an unknown villain in a three episode arc. Producer Andrew Kreisberg spoke on the casting.
“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,” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said in a statement.
Kevin Sorbo is best known for playing Hercules in the television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and its spin-off Xena: Warrior Princess, with the news breaking Sorbo also added his excitement in getting the role:
Hey……I just booked a 3 show arc as the new villain on Supergirl! Thanks to the CW at Warner Bros. Good fun…. https://t.co/N18yGfaksx
— Kevin Sorbo (@ksorbs) February 3, 2017
Kevin Sorbo made a name for himself playing Hercules in the TV Series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and its spin-off Xena: Warrior Princess. Hercules connection with the DC Universe is strong as Superman was partly inspired by the tales of Hercules (or Heracles) in Greek Mythology as well as being the Son of Zeus, which in itself connects strongly with Wonder Woman.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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