If you were a teenager in 2001, sure you remember this famous series, which introduced us to the world of Superman, but in a different era to which we had become accustomed to in the movies, since adolescence when she meets her first great love, Lana Lang (Kristin Kreuk). And it was one of these characters who had appeared without anyone noticing, in the film of 2013, ‘Man of Steel’ had a character original ‘Smallville’, we’ll tell you all about it.
The series of Warner Bros. we showed new characters that gave the production surprising twists as the father of Lex Luthor, Lionel (John Glover), the best friend of Clark Kent (Tom Welling); Chloe Sullivan (Allison Mack) , the ex-boyfriend of Lana; Jason Teague (Jensen Ackles) and another former Whitney Fordman (Eric Johnson).
It is this last who no doubt is the most interesting of all as it is who appears in the movie starring Henry Cavill, but each one has a different role and a different actor. In the series, is interpreted by Johnson, while in the film is Robert Gerdisch. Are visually similar and the most important thing is that the two use the same clothing, a red jacket with black and yellow.
‘Man of Steel’ had a character original ‘Smallville’ and no one had noticed. While the Whitney that appeared in the series was an enemy for the love that they held to the same woman, in the film served as a friend and as one of the witnesses of the use of the powers of Clark in his early years, unfortunately, it would be the last time that we would see in the DCEU. Can the reference to be small, but it is something that the fans loves to meet.