SDCC 2015: Maxwell Lord Added to Cast of 'Supergirl'

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Just when you thought things wouldn't get too dangerous for Supergirl, we find out there's a recurring villain coming to the show. The casting of Maxwell Lord was announced. Lord isn't always a villain but you'd be better off trying to keep your distance when it comes to him. Who will be playing Maxwell Lord.

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Peter Facinelli (The Twilight Saga, Nurse Jackie) is moving to National City, joining the cast of the highly anticipated upcoming CBS/Warner Bros. Television action/drama series Supergirl in the recurring role of DC Comics character Maxwell Lord.

The announcement was made at Comic-Con 2015 during the Supergirl portion of the three-hour Warner Bros. Television Presents A Night of DC Entertainment special event in Hall H on Saturday, July 11.

Sometimes a villain, sometimes a hero, Maxwell Lord has a storied past with the DC Comics Universe as a powerful business man involved with the Justice League. On Supergirl, Maxwell is a green tech billionaire who enjoys a friendly rivalry with Cat Grant and a fascination with National City’s newest arrival — Supergirl.

Supergirl executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said, “Greg [Berlanti], Ali [Adler] and I have been fans of Peter for years. We’re beyond thrilled to have him join us on Supergirl’s first adventures bringing the iconic Maxwell Lord to life.”

Based on the characters from DC Comics, Supergirl is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series debuts Monday, October 26, at a special time of 8:30/7:30c on CBS, and will then air Mondays at 8/7c. Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Kara Zor-El/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Chyler Leigh as Alexandra “Alex” Danvers, Jeremy Jordan as Winslow “Winn” Schott, with David Harewood as Hank Henshaw and Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant. Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler, Andrew Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter are executive producers.

Supergirl debuts on Monday, October 26, on CBS.

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#1 Posted by CaptainMarvel4Ever (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow that is some perfect casting

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#2 Posted by dondave (41760 posts) - - Show Bio
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#3 Edited by Dernman (26215 posts) - - Show Bio

Maxwell Lord is going to be her Lex Luthor for the show.

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#4 Posted by deactivated-5a04a566e9ae3 (12864 posts) - - Show Bio

who dat?

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#5 Posted by amazing_webhead (9925 posts) - - Show Bio

huh, that's odd, he actually looks like Max Lord. weird...

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#6 Posted by Rubear (4652 posts) - - Show Bio
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#7 Posted by deactivated-5a39006e28280 (248 posts) - - Show Bio
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#8 Posted by CaptainMarvel4Ever (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

@shamshi: Are you new here? if so welcome to Comic Vine

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#9 Posted by deactivated-5a39006e28280 (248 posts) - - Show Bio

@shamshi: Are you new here? if so welcome to Comic Vine

Hey man, thanks. Long time lurker, finally joined in May 2013 but haven't posted much since. On the site daily though ;)

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#10 Posted by the_stegman (40355 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't tell Gal Gadot.

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#11 Posted by RetconCrisis (5593 posts) - - Show Bio

@sprior93: Maxwell Lord once took charge of the Justice League, but turned against the heroes and is pretty much most known for sparking Infinite Crisis.

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#12 Posted by Orlandozo (149 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope than Kill not Ted Kord

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#13 Posted by StMichalofWilson (5631 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool

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#14 Posted by deactivated-5b3ffc872a35d (289 posts) - - Show Bio

@sprior93: He's a guy who should be very afraid of superpowered women.

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#15 Posted by Deathstroke52 (7006 posts) - - Show Bio

YES YES YES.

I am now excited for Supergirl.

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#16 Posted by shawn87 (2798 posts) - - Show Bio

I would have preferred Maxwell Lord to be on Arrow personally. Either way glad he's coming to a TV show.

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#17 Edited by The Impersonator (8500 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm pretty sure he'll do the better Maxwell Lord than Smallville.

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#18 Posted by The Impersonator (8500 posts) - - Show Bio
@shawn87 said:

I would have preferred Maxwell Lord to be on Arrow personally. Either way glad he's coming to a TV show.

Yeah. He could have got his powers from the particle accelerator in Flash.

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#19 Posted by THEOCITYLEGEND (1582 posts) - - Show Bio

@shawn87 said:

I would have preferred Maxwell Lord to be on Arrow personally. Either way glad he's coming to a TV show.

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#20 Posted by Teerack (10703 posts) - - Show Bio

Please dont have him shoot any Blue Beetles in the face.

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#21 Posted by darkdetective27 (7953 posts) - - Show Bio

I can honestly say I didnt see him appearing on this show. When I was thinking about possible villains he didnt come to mind. Hopefully they do alot with the character.

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#22 Posted by The_Titan_Lord (9502 posts) - - Show Bio

hhhmm

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#23 Posted by NightFang3 (12364 posts) - - Show Bio

@dernman said:

Maxwell Lord is going to be her Lex Luthor for the show.

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#24 Posted by Justinswigart (12 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow

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