Has “Supergirl” Cast The Villain Vartox?

Owain Yeoman (“Extant,” “The Mentalist”) has reportedly signed on to play DC Comics character Vartox in the upcoming TV series based on the “Supergirl” comics at CBS.

In the comics, Vartox has been primarily involved in adventures with Superman rather than Supergirl, and has been both a friend and enemy. He has the ability to change his physical appearance at will, and is said to be just as powerful as Superman.

Production began a few weeks ago on the project which boasts a cast that includes Melissa Benoist (Kara Zor-El), Mehcad Brooks (James Olsen), Laura Benanti (Alura Zor-El), Faran Tahir (The Commander), Chyler Leigh (Alex Danvers), Jeremy Jordan (Winslow Schott), David Harewood (Hank Henshaw), Malina Weissman (young Kara Zor-El), Dean Cain and Helen Slater.

Source: io9