7 Superman & Lois Cast Not Returning For Season 4

If Superman & Lois returns for Season 4 on The CW, the series will be without key members from Season 3 meeting, seven Season 3 cast members will not be returning as series regulars. Emmanuelle Chriqui, Inde Navarrette, Erik Valdez, Dylan Walsh, Wolé Parks, Tayler Buck and Sofia Hasmik are eliminated as series regulars. The goal is for these actors to return in guest roles or recurring roles next season.

The list of characters portrayed by the outgoing series regulars: Chriqui as Lana Lane Cushing, Navarrette as Sarah Cushing, Valdez as Kyle Cushing, Walsh as General Sam Lane, Parks as John Henry Irons/Captain Luthor, Buck as Natalie Irons and Hasmik as Chrissy Beppo.

Only four of Season 3’s 12 series regulars will return in the same roles in the abridged, ten-episode Season 4. These actors include Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, Michael Bishop as Jonathan Kent, and Alex Garfin as Jordan Kent. Michael Cudlitz, who guest-starred as Lex Luthor in Season 3, will be promoted to a series regular in Season 4. Deadline cites budget cuts as the reason for the cast changes.

Who is involved in Superman & Lois?

Based on the characters from DC Comics, Superman & Lois was developed by Greg Berlanti and Todd Helbing. The superhero drama is set outside of The CW’s Arrowverse. Superman & Lois is co-produced by Berlanti Productions, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television.

According to the official synopsis, “After years of dealing with megalomaniac supervillains, monsters ravaging Metropolis, and alien invaders intent on wiping out humanity, the world’s most famous superhero is the Man of Steel, also known as Clark Kent, and the World’s Most Famous Comic Books Journalist Lois Lane faces one of her greatest challenges ever – dealing with all the stress, pressure and complexities that come with being a working parent in today’s society.”

Superman & Lois is currently airing on The CW. There are only two episodes left of the third season, with the penultimate episode scheduled to air on June 20th.