Having kids while trying to save the world is not a recipe for success.
The CW unveiled a brand-new trailer for Superman & Lois on Sunday, and it shows a different side to the Arrowverse’s Lois and Clarke.
We already knew they would have teen sons, but we didn’t anticipate it to become an issue for them when the world needed to be saved.
The new clip also introduces us to Lana Lang’s daughter, Sarah, who is close friends of Clark and Lois’ sons.
The series looks darker in terms of tone than the other shows in the Arrowverse, which is sure to be welcomed by fans who are looking for something darker to add to their superhero TV schedule.
“In Superman & Lois, after years of facing megalomaniacal supervillains, monsters wreaking havoc on Metropolis, and alien invaders intent on wiping out the human race, the world’s most famous superhero, The Man of Steel aka Clark Kent (Tyler Hoechlin, Teen Wolf) and comic books’ most famous journalist, Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch, Grimm), come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever – dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society,” reads The CW’s official description for the series.
“Complicating the already daunting job of raising two boys, Clark and Lois must also concern themselves with whether or not their sons Jonathan (Jordan Elsass, Little Fires Everywhere) and Jordan (Alexander Garfin, The Peanuts Movie) could inherit their father’s Kryptonian superpowers as they grow older returning to Smallville to handle some Kent family business, Clark and Lois are reacquainted with Lana Lang (Emmanuelle Chriqui, Entourage), a local loan officer who also happens to be Clark’s first love, and her Fire Chief husband Kyle Cushing (Erik Valdez, Graceland).”
“The adults aren’t the only ones rediscovering old friendships in Smallville as the Kent sons are reacquainted with Lana and Kyle’s rebellious daughter, Sarah (Inde Navarrette, Wander Darkly).”
“Of course, there’s never a dull moment in the life of a superhero, especially with Lois’ father, General Samuel Lane (Dylan Walsh, Nip/Tuck) looking for Superman to vanquish a villain or save the day at a moment’s notice. Meanwhile, Superman and Lois’ return to idyllic Smallville is set to be upended when a mysterious stranger (Wolé Parks, All American) enters their lives.
Have a look at the full trailer below and be sure to tune in for the two-hour series premiere event, which is set to air February 23 on The CW.
Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.