Frederick Schmidt (“Starred Up”) has been set to play Metallo in the second season of “Supergirl” which makes its debut on The CW on October 10th. This version has international assassin John Corben 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 Metallo. The Superman adversary first appeared in 1959 and has since been played by the likes of Brian Austin Green and Malcolm McDowell in one form or another.
Metallo will appear in at least two episodes of the new season starting with the premiere.