Jon Cryer will not be returning as Lex Luthor in "Superman & Lois" season 3.
Cryer had previously played the role in "Supergirl" and other Arrowverse shows.
He tweeted that the show's creative team informed him they were going in a different direction with the character.
Cryer will be busy with a new series for NBC in February.
The actor also expressed gratitude that the show informed him before making a public announcement.
It is not yet known who will play Lex Luthor in season 3 of "Superman & Lois."
No further details about the character's role in the show have been released.
"Superman & Lois" is currently in its second season on The CW and follows Clark Kent/Superman and Lois Lane raising their two sons in Smallville.