Looks like Smallville fans can breath a sigh of relief when the series ends this coming May, as Lex Luthor actor Michael Rosenbaum has given the green light for his return in the final episode of the final season! For a time, it was being speculated on-and-off as to whether or not the actor would be returning to the role that defined him the most in TV, but now it can finally be confirmed that he will indeed be returning... for one last encore before the series ends!
According to a report in TV Line, Rosenbaum has signed a deal with the series' creators to reprise his role as Lex for the two hour last episode special of Smallville, which will air on May 13. Quoting an interview with TV Line, Rosenbaum has said that "I’m simply doing it for all of the fans out there who made Smallville the great success it is. I appreciate all of their passion, their relentlessness, and even their threats. Ha ha." He continues, "I can’t wait to hug the old crew back in Vancouver one last time and see all of my old friends once again. Oh, and for Lex to become the bad-ass he’s destined to be.” For more on this exclusive interview and the great news, visit the source post at TV Line!
The final episode of Smallville will air on May 13! Watch it end and see Clark Kent fulfill his destiny!