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Stephen Lobo Joins Crisis on Infinite Earths as The Spectre

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« on: October 17, 2019, 10:14:42 am »

Stephen Lobo Joins Crisis on Infinite Earths as The Spectre

Stephen Lobo Joins Crisis on Infinite Earths as The Spectre
As if Crisis on Infinite Earths couldnít get any more crowded, The CW has just drafted yet another costumed hero to take on the Anti-Monitor this winter. IGN brings word that Stephen Lobo has just been cast as Detective Jim Corrigan in the upcoming crossover. In DCís comic book universe, Corrigan was the human host of the Spectre.

Lobo is perhaps best known for starring on the Showcase series Continuum for four seasons. Additionally, he has made recurring appearances on other shows like Colony, Travelers, and Supernatural. Lobo also happens to be the latest Smallville alumnus to join the crossover. Back in 2009, he appeared on five episodes of that series as Randall Brady, The Daily Planetís City Editor. Next year, Lobo will star on TNTís Snowpiercer.

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Corrigan and his ethereal alter-ego came from the mind of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel and artist Bernard Baily. The character made his debut in More Fun Comics #52 in 1940. After he was murdered in the line of duty, Corriganís soul refused to pass into the afterlife and was attached to Godís spirit of vengeance. Itís not clear if Loboís Corrigan will take on the Spectre persona at any point during Crisis. However, executive producer Marc Guggenheim implied this will be the case in a new statement.

ďFans of the Crisis on Infinite Earths comic know the Spectre plays a pivotal role,Ē said Guggenheim. ďWeíre thrilled Stephen is our Jim Corrigan.Ē

Previously, Emmett Scanlan, who recently starred as Lobo (the character) on Kryptonís last season, played Corrigan on NBCís short-lived Constantine series. Mark Hamill and Gary Cole have also provided the Spectreís voice on Batman: The Brave and the Bold and in a DC Showcase animated short, respectively.

What are your thoughts on Stephen Lobo playing Jim Corrigan in Crisis on Infinite Earths? Give us your impressions in the comment section below!

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