Thursday, February 02, 2006

Cyborg on Smallville February 16th

Comics Continuum reports on Cyborg's appearance on an upcoming episode of Smallville. Here's how the network describes the episode, which will air on The WB on Thursday, Feb. 16: "A sympathetic doctor releases a half-human/half-machine subject named Victor who was being held captive and experimented on by LuthorCorp. While making his escape, Victor is struck by Lana's (Kristin Kreuk) car. After watching him walk away without a scratch, Lana calls Clark (Tom Welling) to investigate. Clark befriends Victor and promises to help him find his girlfriend, but Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) traps Victor and takes him back to LuthorCorp."

"Lee Thompson Young, who is playing Victor Stone, is a terrific actor and we're very excited about it," Smallville executive producer Al Gough told The Continuum. Gough said that Cyborg will be facing the same types of issues he did in the Teen Titans comics and animated series. "Victor Stone is a high-school football star who has a full ride to USC, but then he's in a terrible car accident," Gough said. "In our version, LuthorCorp takes him on as a project and sort of builds the limbs and the artificial intelligence that goes into that. For the full article, click here.


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