In the latest casting news for the upcoming season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The CW has cast Jessica Jones star Terry Chen for the role of Genghis Khan! Chen will guest star in the upcoming episode titled, ‘Mortal Khanbat’! Check out more on this below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP. Legends of Tomorrow returns this fall on The CW!
TVLine has learned exclusively that the alum of such series as Continuum, The Expanse and Jessica Jones will play the infamous Genghis Khan in the fifth episode of Season 5, which is currently filming and marks series lead Caity Lotz’s directorial debut.
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The episode — which is titled, yes, “Mortal Khanbat” — presents Khan as a cool-tempered but ruthless Mongolian ruler, who finds himself alone in 1990s Hong Kong. But he adapts quickly and uses his mastery of military strategy to pursue his single greatest ambition: conquering the globe.
As teased at the very end of Legends Season 4, Astra (played by new series regular Olivia Swann) has gotten her mitts on the souls of some real-life, Hell-bound deplorables, whom she will apparently unleash and scatter throughout time. The Legends EPs explained in our Comic-Con Q&A video below that the trick in serving up “Encores,” as these resurrected real-life baddies have been dubbed, “is to come up with a fun horrible person.”