Supernatural Recuits '80s Icon Rick Springfield to Play Lucifer

Marisa Roffman
Rick Springfield performs onstage during the first ever iHeart80s Party at The Forum on February 20, 2016 in Inglewood, California. ; Supernatural -- "Don't Call Me Shurley" -- Image SN1120A_0158.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Jared Padalecki as Sam and Jensen Ackles as Dean
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Rick Springfield is heading to Supernatural in a devilish new role, executive producer Bob Singer revealed during the show's Comic-Con panel.

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As Lucifer seeks out a new vessel, he'll be spending time in a few options...and his best fit is a rock star (Springfield) who is looking to stage a comeback.

Executive producer Andrew Dabb acknowledged it's a bit tough to find a legit rocket who can actually act, but Springfield fits the bill. He shot his first scene last week, and "he's doing an amazing job," Dabb said.