Teri Hatcher Joins ‘Supergirl’ as Mystery Villain

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Stop the presses! Teri Hatcher—who once rocked Metropolis as the Daily Planet’s star reporter Lois Lane on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman—will be hanging with the caped crowd again when she joins Supergirl for a multi-episode arc this winter.

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There is no word on who the Desperate Housewives alum is playing or if she will share scenes with former Lois &Clark co-star Dean Cain (who recurs as Kara’s missing father, Jeremiah), be we do know Hatcher’s character will wind up being the Big Bad of Season 2.

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“No offense to any of the wonderful actresses who have also played the part, but Teri Hatcher is my all time favorite Lois Lane,” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said in a statement about the actress’s casting. “To have her come back to the SuperWorld in a completely different part is an unbelievable gift to me, Greg, and the fans.”

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