Superman & Lois showrunner Todd Helbing talked about how The CW series takes a fresh take on the Arrowverse and the uniqueness of Clark’s world.
Stars Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch reprise their roles as Clark Kent and Lois Lane on The CW’s Superman and Lois. While the show is set in the Arrowverse, showrunner Todd Helbing revealed how his approach to superheroes differs from others in his universe.
Helbing, who previously worked on The flash as a writer / executive producer, he shared how he found his unique approach to Superman and Lois in an interview with THAT. “Working in this universe for as long as I did, I wanted to feel that we were part of the whole, [but] we were making these decisions that were very different from many other programs, “he said.
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“After talking with [Supergirl showrunners] Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller freed me of my fears, “he added.” They said, ‘Look, Todd, you’re more worried about this than you should because Supergirl has existed for [six seasons] and Superman is doing his thing. He is on his own adventures. We are not concerned that they may exist simultaneously at all. ‘ It was a huge sigh of relief. “
Helbing added that the second episode of the upcoming series features a nod to the Arrowverse that he doesn’t think “anyone has caught on. [on] yet. “He continued,” As the season progresses, you’re going to hear a little more about it. You know we got John Diggle [David Ramsey] coming. So it’s certainly not like we’re ignoring something. We just don’t play it the same way it’s played on the other shows. “
Superman and Lois stars Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Dylan Walsh, Alex Garfin, Jordan Elsass, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Inde Navarrette, and Wolé Parks. The series premieres Tuesday, February 23 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.
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