Teri Hatcher is set to play a major part in Superman's life again - as Lois Lane's mum.
The Desperate Housewives star, who portrayed the superhero's girlfriend opposite Dean Cain in TV series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, has been cast as Ella Lane in the upcoming 10th and final season of U.S. TV series Smallville, according to EW.com.
Erica Durance plays Lois Lane on the show, opposite Clark Kent/Superman Tom Welling.