Depending on who you ask, Smallville
is either one of the greatest and most inventive explorations of the Superman mythos ever to hit the screen, or a frustratingly mixed bag that sometimes seemed ashamed of its main character’s superheroic roots. The balance is likely to fall firmly with the former, though, and the series was an unquestionable success, becoming not only the longest running Superman
TV series ever, but the longest running superhero TV series of all time, with a remarkable 10 season run between 2001-2011. And now, a decade after it finished, the show’s Clark Kent is teasing that an animated sequel is in the works from him and co-star Michael Rosenbaum
, who played Clark’s friend-turned-enemy Lex Luthor on the series.
“Michael Rosenbaum and I are actually working on an animated series to bring those characters back to life and use as many of the original cast members as possible,