Producers of Superman & Lois want to recast a sequence common function following the exit of Jordan Elsass, who performs Jonathan Kent on The CW DC Comics sequence.
According to a report from Deadline, Elsass, 20, didn’t report again to the present’s filming location in Vancouver for the beginning of the upcoming third season.
“Jordan Elsass has notified the Studio that he will not be returning to Superman & Lois for season three due to personal reasons,” sequence producer Warner Bros. stated in an announcement launched Tuesday evening. “The role of Jonathan Kent will be recast,” it added.
Sources inform Deadline that Elsass—who performed the son of Clark Kent (Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch)—has been coping with some private points these days, which the outlet notes could also be presumably associated to psychological well being. In a since-deleted Instagram post again in June, Elsass reportedly opened up about in search of therapy and taking a break from social media.
The outlet additionally underscores that there’s “conflicting information” about whether or not Elsass voluntarily left or was let go from the manufacturing, with some sources noting that his vaccination standing might have come into query as Canada, the place the sequence is filmed, has a strict coverage that doesn’t permit unvaccinated folks into the nation.
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As of writing, neither Elsass nor his group have commented on the exit.