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Peter Facinelli Actor joins 'Super Girl' series as Maxwell Lord

Joining the cast of the highly anticipated series 'Super Girl,' is 'The Twilight Saga' star ' Peter Facinelli.'

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Peter Facinelli is the latest addition to the cast of the highly-anticipated upcoming CBS/Warner Bros. drama series 'Supergirl.'

Facinelli will feature  in the recurring role of DC Comics character Maxwell Lord.

His casting was announced at Comic-Con 2015 on Saturday, July 11.

Related: CBS announce premiere dates for shows.

Maxwell Lord is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by DC Comics as a shrewd and powerful businessman who was very influential in the formation of the Justice League International in DC Comics

Also read : 1st look at Mellisa Benoist's heroine costume.

On upcoming drama series, Maxwell is a billionaire who enjoys a friendly rivalry with Cat Grant and a fascination with National City’s newest arrival  'Supergirl.'

In the upcoming superhero series, Melissa Benoist plays Kara Zor-El, who escapes the destruction on Krypton to join her cousin on Earth.

Melissa Bennoist as 'Supergirl' play

Melissa Bennoist as 'Supergirl'

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'Supergirl'  also stars  Mehcad Brooks, Calista Flockhart, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood, Faran Tahir, Dean Cain and Helen Slater.

Supergirl is scheduled to debut in November.

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