Lois & Clark‘s original Lois Lane is heading for Smallville.
Teri Hatcher has been cast as Ella Lane, mother to intrepid reporter Lois Lane, a studio rep confirms to TVGuide.com
The Desperate Housewives actress, who starred opposite Dean Cain in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, will appear in Season 10’s eighth episode, titled “Abandoned.”
Lindsay Hartley, wife to Smallville star Justin Hartley, will also guest in the same episode, as TVGuide.com reported Tuesday.
The news was first reported by Entertainment Weekly.
Smallville returns Friday at 8/7c on the CW.