'SUPERMAN & LOIS' TO RECAST JONATHAN KENT AS JORDAN ELSASS EXITS THE CW SERIES AHEAD OF SEASON 3

A major setback for one of the last-remaining Arrowverse shows.

Superman & Lois, one of the last-remaining Arrowverse shows on The CW, just suffered a major setback.

SYFY WIRE has confirmed that principal cast member Jordan Elsass has decided to vacate the role of Superman's son, Jonathan Kent, ahead of Season 3.

Season 3 is slated to kick off its Vancouver production shortly.

"For personal reasons, Jordan Elsass has informed the studio that he won't be returning to Superman & Lois for Season 3.

Jonathan Kent's part will be replaced by a new actor, "In a statement released on Wednesday, Warner Bros. Television confirmed.

According to people with direct knowledge of the situation, Elsass was unable to travel to Canada in time for the production deadline.

The studio was consequently forced to continue without his involvement.