With the arrival of Superman in the lineup for Supergirl season two, it’s not too surprising that the show’s sophomore season will also include a few more classic Superman villains—and now we have confirmation one of the Man of Steel’s oldest foes is heading to the small screen.

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Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that Frederick Schmidt will appear as John Corben, Metallo’s alter-ego, in the opening two episodes of season two. Unlike his past incarnations, Supergirl’s Corben is an international assassin who heavily injured while trying to take out Supergirl and Superman before a “shadowy organization” takes his mangled body and transforms him into Metallo, a kyrptonite-infused cyborg.

The news isn’t that much of a surprise, considering earlier this month we actually saw a glimpse of Metallo in action during set filming... and it wasn’t going too well for the villain:

Ouch. That better be before he gets cybernetic upgrades—maybe not considering the glowing green item embedded in his chest—otherwise Superman is just gonna steamroll over the poor guy.

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Supergirl returns October 10th.