In news out today from the CW, we have learned actor Rahul Kohli who has been playing Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti on iZombie, has been cast in the role of ‘Jack Spheer‘ on Supergirl. Check out the details on just exactly who ‘Jack Spheer‘ will be below, and let us know what you think AFTER THE JUMP. Supergirl airs Monday evenings at 7pm Central time on the CW.
DC Comics fans know that Jack Spheer has a villainous alter-ego. In the comics, Spheer is the CEO of Biospheer Technologies and creates something called the Biomax Process to which alters genetic tissue. The goal was to change food production, but it all goes wrong. When Spheer is pushed into a vat of the Biomax formula, he becomes the villain Biomax. Whether or not this will happen in the show remains to be seen.
Kohli will appear in episode 18, entitled “Ace Reporter.” Spheer appears in National City to do a presentation of his technology. As reporters, Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist) and Snapper Carr (Ian Gomez) are on the scene. It’s also reported that he has a past with Lena Luthor (Katie MaGrath). The episode will also take on the importance of journalism.
“I’m so excited to be working on Supergirl starring as Jack Spheer,” Kohli told the site. “It’s given me the chance to continue my relationship with The CW as well as fulfill my goal of meeting a Kryptonian.”