Smallville Gets Its Decade Run.
Nearly 10 Years ago, the WB created a show about a young Clark Kent in high school. They wanted to show his origin in a way that wasn’t done before, to show Superman growing up. The show starting in his freshman year of High School, now leading a post college Clark Kent trying to balance his day job at the Daily Plant sitting across from Lois Lane, and crime fighting at night with the Green Arrow, Cyborg, Aquaman, Black Canary, Impulse, and the most recently shown JSA.
Sites like /Film , Superhero Hype! , Comicbookmovie, and io9 have all reported the news that the CW has renewed this show for what many of them are calling its 10th and Final Season.
“SMALLVILLE” TO RETURN FOR A TENTH SEASON ON THE CW
March 4, 2010 (Burbank, California) – The CW Network has announced that its hit series “Smallville” will return in the fall of 2010 for a momentous tenth season.
“Smallville,” a modern retelling of the Superman legend, stars Tom Welling as Clark Kent. The series moved to Friday nights this season, where it currently ranks as network television’s #1 show in its time period among men 18-34 and men 18-49. Additionally, “Smallville” has dramatically improved The CW’s ratings performance in its Friday 8:00-9:00p.m.time period by 67% among adults 18-34 (1.5/6), 200% in men 18-34 (1.8/7), 75% in adults 18-49 (1.4/5), 183% in men 18-49 (1.7/6) and 74% in total viewers (3.12million).
“Smallville” joins the five previously announced series – “The Vampire Diaries,” “Gossip Girl,” “90210,” “Supernatural” and “America’s Next Top Model” – which will all return for another season on The CW.
“Smallville” was developed for television by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar (”Shanghai Noon,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”), based on the DC Comics characters. Kelly Souders & Brian Peterson serve as executive producers, along with James Marshall, Mike Tollin, Brian Robbins and Joe Davola. The series is produced by Tollin/Robbins Productions, Millar/Gough Ink and Warner Bros. Television. SUPERMAN was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
While rumors are stating that this new season may include Lex Luthor’s return, the appearance of DarkSeid and Apokolips, and Clark wearing the Superman suit and actually flying on his own for a change, fans really cant say for sure what this show is going to give next season, all we can do for now is finish season 9 in the coming weeks and wait for the announcements.