It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s Peter Facinelli!
The Nurse Jackie alum and Twilight actor will recur on Supergirl as the iconic DC Comics character Maxwell Lord, it was announced at the show’s Comic-Con panel on Saturday.
Maxwell has a storied past in the canon as a powerful business man involved with the Justice League. He fluctuates between being a villain and a hero.
On the CBS series, Maxwell is a green-tech billionaire who enjoys a friendly rivalry with Calista Flockhart’s Cat Grant and a fascination with National City’s new hero, Supergirl.
“[Executive producers] Greg [Berlanti], Ali [Adler] and I have been fans of Peter for years,” EP Andrew Kreisberg said in a statement. “We’re beyond thrilled to have him join us on Supergirl’s first adventures bringing the iconic Maxwell Lord to life.”
Facinelli most recently starred on NBC’s late drama American Odyssey.
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