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Blake Ritson
Blake Ritson
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Paula Malcomson
Paula Malcomson
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Da Vinci's Demons actor Blake Ritson has been cast as Brainiac in SyFy's "Krypton," according to Deadline.

Brainiac is one of Superman's oldest enemies, and Deadline reports that he'll also be a villain in the series, set in Krypton's past. Ritson is described as a series regular.

Additionally, "Ray Donovan" actress Paula Malcomson will take the guest role of Charys, the matriarch of the House of El and mother of Seg-El, Krypton's lead. The role has been recast from the pilot.

"Krypton" will premiere in 2018.

Originally published on Newsarama.