Still from "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys"
Credit: Renaissance Pictures

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys actor Kevin Sorbo has been cast in Supergirlaccording to Variety. Sorbo will reportedly play a villain, though his character has not been named.

“Since his days as Hercules, Kevin Sorbo has brought such a strong presence to the screen and we couldn’t be more excited to have him join us on Supergirl,” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said.

While Sorbo played Hercules for years on television, a different version of Hercules has appeared in DC Comics as a Wonder Woman villain.

The news follows reports that another 90s genre TV star, Teri Hatcher, has also been cast on Supergirl in a villainous role.

Supergirl airs Monday nights on CW.

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