Deadline has an exclusive involving casting for the upcoming Superman and Lois series for the CW.
According to the exclusive, actor Dylan Walsh has been cast opposite Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch in the series. Walsh will take on the role of General Sam Lane in the series, the father of Lois Lane and her sister Lucy Lane. Samuel Lane was created by Robert Bernstein and Kurt Schaffenberger in 1959. He was originally portrayed as a horse farmer until the Crisis on Infinite Earths storyline transformed him into a General in the US Army.
The Deadline description of the character in the new series is; a no-nonsense Army general who’s determined to keep America, and the world, safe from all threats – from this world or beyond. Lane’s a workaholic who demands nothing but excellence from all those in his life.
Dylan Walsh is best known for his roles in the FX series Nip/Tuck and the CBS series Unforgettable. Walsh has a recurring role on the CBS drama Blue Bloods as well as recent appearances on Whiskey Cavalier and Law & Order: SVU.