Superman & Lois Key Art Highlights Lois & Clark's Return to Smallville

The last time we checked in on The CW's Arrowverse, we discussed how the programming line-up would be going through some serious changes in 2021 and 2021 with new additions and heartbreaking goodbyes. One of those new additions is the Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch-starring Superman & Lois, which offered viewers a sneak preview of Hoechlin's new Superman suit (more on that in a minute) earlier this week. Now, they're getting a look at the personal side of the series with new key art showing Clark Kent aka Superman and Lois Lane (Tulloch) going back to Clark's roots in Smallville.

Superman & Lois releases new key art (Image: The CW)
Superman & Lois releases new key art (Image: The CW)

Here's a look back at Hoechlin's new Superman suit, which is a nice mix of both a classic as well as a modern look. Bonus points for getting the "S' to look about as close to what we imagined it should look- as you'll see below, it looks more fabric-like and real:

Superman & Lois showed off the new costume (Image: The CW)
Superman & Lois showed off the new costume (Image: The CW)

The CW's Superman & Lois stars Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent aka Superman, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, Jordan Elsass as Jonathan Kent, Alexander Garfin as Jordan Kent, Dylan Walsh as Samuel Lane, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Lana Lang, Erik Valdez as Kyle Cushing, Wolé Parks as the Stranger, Inde Navarrette as Sarah Cushing, Sofia Hasmik as Chrissy Beppo, and Stacey Farber as Leslie Larr. Based on the characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman & Lois is written and executive produced by Todd Helbing (The Flash) and executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Geoff Johns. The series is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Lee Toland Krieger is directing the pilot from a story by  Berlanti and Helbing, with the teleplay by Helbing.

In SUPERMAN & LOIS, after years of facing megalomaniacal supervillains, monsters wreaking havoc on Metropolis, and alien invaders intent on wiping out the human race, the world's most famous superhero, The Man of Steel aka Clark Kent (Tyler Hoechlin, "Teen Wolf") and comic books' most famous journalist, Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch, "Grimm"), come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever – dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society. Complicating the already daunting job of raising two boys, Clark and Lois must also concern themselves with whether or not their sons Jonathan (Jordan Elsass, "Little Fires Everywhere") and Jordan (Alexander Garfin, "The Peanuts Movie") could inherit their father's Kryptonian superpowers as they grow older.

Superman & Lois releases new key art (Image: The CW)
Superman & Lois releases new key art (Image: The CW)

Returning to Smallville to handle some Kent family business, Clark and Lois are reacquainted with Lana Lang (Emmanuelle Chriqui, "Entourage"), a local loan officer who also happens to be Clark's first love, and her Fire Chief husband Kyle Cushing (Erik Valdez, "Graceland"). The adults aren't the only ones rediscovering old friendships in Smallville as the Kent sons are reacquainted with Lana and Kyle's rebellious daughter, Sarah (Inde Navarrette, "Wander Darkly"). Of course, there's never a dull moment in the life of a superhero, especially with Lois' father, General Samuel Lane (Dylan Walsh, "Nip/Tuck") looking for Superman to vanquish a villain or save the day at a moment's notice. Meanwhile, Superman and Lois' return to idyllic Smallville is set to be upended when a mysterious stranger (Wolé Parks, "All American") enters their lives.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.

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