“Smallville” producers have snagged Teri Hatcher to play Lois Lane’s mother Ella in the eighth episode of the season. Teri Hatcher, who played Lois Lane in “Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” is the latest member of the Superman legacy to appear on the show. Past appearances from past Superman dignitaries have included Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Marc McClure, and Dean Cain.
Hatcher will play Lois Lane’s deceased mother. In the episode, Lois finds old videotapes of her mother. Hatcher currently stars on “Desperate Housewives” and is best known for her roles as Lois Lane and her appearances on “Seinfeld.”
This is the tenth and final season of “Smallville.”