CBS's Supergirl has cast actor Glenn Morshower to play General Sam Lane in its upcoming season, reports IGN. This follows in the recent casting of Jenna Dewan-Tatum as Lucy Lane, daughter to the General and sister to Lois Lane. According to IGN, in Supergirl Gen. Sam Lane comes to National City and recruits Kara for a "dangerous government initiative."
Morshower is best known for his role in Fox's 24 as Secret Service agent Aaron Pierce, but comic fans might remember him best for his numerous roles in Marvel projects. Morshower played another General, General Jacobs, in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and played another military figure, Colonel Hendry, in X-Men: First Class.
Supergirl debuts October 26 on CBS.