Check out the Superman & Lois Trailer where their greatest challenges ever is dealing being working parents in today’s society! The 2-hour premiere event airs Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021.

The series will also stream next day free only on The CW platform.

Superman & Lois Trailer

Superman & Lois Lowdown

The new series is set after years of facing megalomaniacal supervillains, monsters wreaking havoc on Metropolis, and alien invaders intent on wiping out the human race!

Here the Man of Steel aka Clark Kent is played by Tyler Hoechlin of Teen Wolf fame. The comic books’ most famous journalist, Lois Lane, is played by Elizabeth Tulloch who is know for Grimm.

Working parents

Superman & Lois - Elizabeth Tulloch and Tyler Hoechlin
Superman & Lois – Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch) and Man of Steel aka Clark Kent (Tyler Hoechlin) © 2020 The CW Network, photo by Nino Muñoz

In this series the world’s most famous superhero come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever (Editor…??!). It’s the dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society!

They have the daunting job of raising two boys, Clark and Lois. One is Jonathan played by Jordan Elsass (Little Fires Everywhere) and the other Jordan is played by Alexander Garfin (The Peanuts Movie). Complicating matter they must also concern themselves with whether or not their sons could inherit their father’s Kryptonian superpowers as they grow older.

Smallville return

We will see Clark and Lois return to Smallville to handle some Kent family business. Here they are reacquainted with Lana Lang (Emmanuelle Chriqui, Entourage). She’s a local loan officer who also happens to be Clark’s first love. Plus there is her Fire Chief husband Kyle Cushing (Erik Valdez, Graceland).

The adults aren’t the only ones rediscovering old friendships in Smallville. 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. This is especially so with Lois’ father, General Samuel Lane (Dylan Walsh, Nip/Tuck). He is looking for Superman to vanquish a villain or save the day at a moment’s notice.

Superman & Lois - Elizabeth Tulloch and Tyler Hoechlin
Superman & Lois Poster – Man of Steel (Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch) © 2020 The CW Network, photo by Nino Muñoz

Mysterious stranger

Meanwhile, Superman and Lois’ return to idyllic Smallville is set to be upended when a mysterious stranger (Wolé Parks, All American) enters their lives.

The series is, of course, based on the characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. It’s is written and executive produced by Todd Helbing who is known for The Flash. Additional Executive producers are Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Geoff Johns.

The series is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online