Dean Cain, who played the Man of Steel in ABC's Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, will make a guest appearance on Smallville, the CW's update of the Superman franchise, according to Variety.

He will play Dr. Curtis Knox, a villainous killer. Cain's appearance is scheduled to air as the fourth episode of the show's seventh season, which kicks off Sept. 27.

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This isn't the first time an ex-Superman has appeared on Smallville. The late Christopher Reeve guest starred during its second and third seasons, playing Dr. Virgil Swan.

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