The evil genius Lex Luther will show up in the upcoming season of Titans. According to a news report by The Illuminerdi, the Superman villain will be seen in the starting episodes of Titan Season 4. He is not going to be a recurring character in the show, but the makers are focusing on making his brief appearance in the show memorable for the fans.
The report gives only one hint about Titans‘ version of Luthor, that he is going to be at least 40 years old. No other details have been shared, not even confirming whether he will have his iconic bald head look or not. It is not yet revealed who will play the role of Luthor on the show. Recent casting announcements have confirmed that Joseph Morgan, the star of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, will be playing the role of the villain – Sebastian Blood, on the show.
The report also does not confirm how Lex Luthor would help in the plot or narrative of Titans. It has been established that Superboy is a clone of both Superman and Lex Luthor. This could be a reason why he is on the show. The internal conflict of Superboy of having the genes of Luthor in him too is a major part of his character arc in the Titans. The superhero gave in briefly to his villainous side in the third season of the show. It could be possible that Luthor meets Superboy.
How Does It Affect Titans Season 4?
The rumors have not yet been confirmed. But if Lex Luthor appears in Titan Season 4, he wouldn’t be the first top-tier DC character. Previously, Titans Season 2 has featured an aged version of Batman played by Iain Glen, the Game of Thrones star. His relationships with his surrogate sons – Nightwing and Red Hood, being strained was the driving force of the previous seasons.
The fourth season of Titans was confirmed at DC FanDome 2021. This season, like seasons 2 and 3, is expected to have 13 episodes. Though the number of episodes has not been confirmed yet. The synopsis of the upcoming series has not been shared yet, but the fans have theories about where the story is headed. Brenton Thwaites, too, has hinted towards the happenings of the new season by saying when the series returns, “Nightwing will be in a new place mentally and physically.