Jordan Elsass Addresses Superman & Lois Departure

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Jordan Elsass is breaking his silence.

The Superman & Lois star opened up on his decision to exit The CW drama after two seasons.

“It’s been a tough few weeks, as you might imagine, with everything going on with the show,” Elsass says in a new video recorded for a fan on Cameo.

Jordan Elsass on Superman & Lois

“It’s sad, it’s a real shame. I know that I was pumped for Season 3, for sure, but what are you going to do?"

"Anyway, mental health is definitely 100-percent priority. It’s pinnacle. It’s got to take precedence. And mine has been … the last couple of years … it’s been rough.”

Jonathan Helps - Superman & Lois Season 1 Episode 15

“I need some time to myself” he continues.

“I’m still debating whether I’m even going to act for a while," Elsass added. 

"I may go in a different direction. I know that’s definitely going to be disappointing to some people.”

News of the actor's exit broke earlier this month, thanks to a Variety report.

Jonathan in Danger - Superman & Lois Season 2 Episode 5

“Jordan Elsass has notified the studio that he will not be returning to Superman & Lois for Season 3 due to personal reasons,” Warner Bros. Television said in a statement at the time.

Variety added that the exit is not because of a “workplace-related issue.”

At the time, it was revealed the Jonathan Kent role will be recast.

Superman & Lois has been a huge success story for The CW since its 2021 premiere.

Jonathan Questions - Superman & Lois Season 1 Episode 8

News of the star's exit left many fans wondering who could be brought in to take over the role.

If you watch Superman & Lois online, you know Jonathan is a crucial part of the storyline.

Undoubtedly, it will be tough to replace Elsass. The actor was great in the role.

The series landed a speedy renewal for Season 3, which is on track to enter production fairly soon for an early 2023 premiere.

Jonathan's Lie - Superman & Lois Season 1 Episode 9

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Remember, you can watch Superman & Lois online right here via TV Fanatic.

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Superman & Lois Quotes

Lois: We came here as a family.
Clark: It's too dangerous for them to know.
Lois: It's more dangerous if they don't.

Jordan: Our dad told us all these stories about growing up here.
Sarah: He tell you it sucks?
Jordan: Actually, I think he kind of loved it.