Superman & Lois 3 Villain Says Fans May Support Him
Superman & Lois season 3 villain Chad Coleman says fans may finally be rooting for his take on DC Comics villain Bruno Mannheim.
Superman & Lois 3 villain Chad Coleman says fans may actually be rooting for Bruno Manheim. Clark Kent and Lois Lane have a new threat in Season 3 of Superman & Lois, and this time it's a pretty solid one. After taking over with Ally Allston (aka Parasite) in the most recent season, Bruno (aka the Intergang leader) came into play and was arrested for killing John Henry Irons on Earth in the Superman vs. Lois season 2 finale. roll call. Whether the Intergang organization itself will play a big role in the new season remains to be seen.
Coleman, who was cast as Bruno in September, is no stranger to the Arrowverse, having already played Tobias Church in Arrow season 5. Superman and Lois, taking place on an alternate Earth in the Arrowverse, are a whole new story for Coleman as he portrays DC's foe. In an interview with Fox 5 Atlanta, the Walking Dead alum talked about joining the CW drama as another supervillain. Unlike Tobias, Coleman sees Bruno as someone fans may or may not root for in Superman & Lois season 3. Coleman said the following Bruno's role in Superman & Lois Season 3:
I have a pretty darn good resume, so to say the least, this is the best role for me that I've ever had. The scale of this guy. Honestly, the scale of this man is incredible. He's not to be messed with. This is gonna be a thrill ride. Love him, hate him, but it's not the typical villain. He's very layered. And you root for this man because he makes a lot of sense, and he's done a lot of amazing things to transform South Metropolis and so you just get to take this thrill ride.
What We Know About Superman & Lois Season 3 So Far
While not much information is available about Superman & Lois Season 3, some key details have been revealed over the past few months. According to The CW, Coleman's Bruno will be called by the Cosmopolitan "a local hero, a philanthropist who reinvigorated the city's struggling neighborhood." After years of investigating Bruno, Lois will try to Turns out he's "a career criminal and leader of the notorious Intergang," but thanks to new leads, Lois is clearly one step closer to unmasking Bruno. Superman & Lois season 3 will premiere on Wednesday, March 14, followed by the series premiere of Gotham Knights.
Although this is not a new character, Jonathan Kent will be played by a different actor this season. Jordan Alsace dropped out of the Arrowverse at the end of season 2, forcing Superman and Lois to recast the part. Michael Bishop was officially cast earlier this year and will make his first appearance in the season 3 premiere. Lois won't be the only one investigating Bruno, as John Henry Irons will also investigate him to find out why his double was murdered. Lois and Clark will also work together as reporters, following Man of Steel's hiring for Smallville, while also seeing Jordan deal with the issue of having a superhero identity and what it really means.
The biggest question currently surrounding Superman & Lois is whether the series will return after season 3. 2022 was a tough year for the Arrowverse, as the CW canceled multiple shows, leaving only The Flash and Superman & Lois to air in 2023. With the new regime behind The CW, the network wants to target a different demographic, and the DC brand likely won't play a big role in its strategy. Given the uncertain future of the Arrowverse on The CW, time will tell if Superman and Lois return next season.