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SUPERMAN & LOIS Casts Michael Bishop as New Jonathan Kent After OG Jordan Elsass’s Exit

SUPERMAN & LOIS Casts Michael Bishop as New Jonathan Kent After OG Jordan Elsass’s Exit

Look at the matching curls on the rebooted Kent twins. Superman & Lois found its new Jonathan Kent in Australian Michael Bishop, as filming of season 3 got underway this week in metro Vancouver.

And the new guy has game.

Alex Garfin Instagram.

Filming dates: September 06 2022 – April 05 2023.

Season 3 Premiere Director: Tom Cavanagh.

Michael Bishop’s casting follows the news out of Dragon Con that Chad Coleman who played Tobias Church on Arrow will play the Big Bad in Superman & Lois season 3 — Bruno Manheim, the head of Intergang.

Chad Coleman Instagram.

Related: Superman & Lois Finale Teed Up Its Season 3 Big Bad(s) Bruno Manheim & Intergang

In DC lore, Lois Lane has her run-ins with Bruno Manheim and Intergang, while covering the Metropolis underworld for the Daily Planet. Their introduction to Superman & Lois in season 3 could shift some filming back to downtown Vancouver as urban Metropolis.

In the season 2 finale, John Diggle (David Ramsey) told John Henry Irons (Wolé Parks) in the Smallville Diner that Bruno Manheim and the Intergang killed this Earth’s John Henry Irons.

What we always try to do is set up a villain so that he or she feels like they’re going after one specific person on our show, but then it spreads and you see how it affects everybody. So, yeah. There’s going to be a history with everybody, with this guy. It’s not just with John Henry Irons. – showrunner Todd Helbing to the Krypton Site.

Showrunner: Todd Helbing.

Cast: Tyler Hoechlin, Bitsie Tulloch, Alexander Garfin, Michael Bishop, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Inde Navarrette, Wolé Parks, Tayler Buck, Sofia Hasmik, Erik Valdez, Dylan Walsh, Chad Coleman.

Filming locations:

The Kent Farm.

3010 River Road in west Ladner opposite Westham Island on the way to Brunswick Point. In nice July weather:

Chad/@Bazinga3322 image.

Superman & Lois has another major permanent Smallville set in Cloverdale, where season 2 wrapped with a town party for the Man of Steel called Miracle Monday.

Related: Smallville Celebrates Superman in Superman & Lois Season 2 Happy Ending

Tyler Hoechlin Instagram.

Smallville Mayor Lana Lang (Emmanuelle Chriqui).

Superman Saved Us caps.

Superman figure.

Superman & Lois season 3 premieres mid-season on The CW.

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