Odessa Rae Cast as Smallville Villain

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Another DC comic character is coming to Smallville.

TV Guide reports that Odessa Rae has been cast as the Silver Banshee on The CW hit. She'll debut on the episode "Escape.

The character, whose real name is Siobhan McDougal, is a vengeful spirit of a fallen Gaelic heroine. On the show, she's released from the underworld, and seeks vengeance on Lois and Clark at a country bed and breakfast.

Odessa Rae

Rae joins the line of DC heroes and villains on Smallville this season, many of whom will be seen on the two-hour February 5 episode "Absolute Justice." They include: Icicle (Wesley MacInnes), Dr. Fate (Brent Stait), Hawkman (Michael Shanks), Star Girl (Britt Irvin) and Amanda Waller (Pam Grier).

On TV, Rae has guest-starred on episodes of Leverage and Chuck.

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