Will Michael Rosenbaum Return To Smallville?

This Thursday the long awaited return of Smallville graces us with the continuation of Chloe’s disaster of a wedding, never mind her possession by Brainiac.

We’ve told you about the 9th season of Smallville and Tom Welling’s negotiations.  In my search for news, I came across some bits on Michael Rosenbaum and his desire for hair (it will all make sense in a moment).

From comedy sketches called the Amsterdam Kids on Conan O’Brien and doing voice-over work for Trojan condoms and Magnavox, he’s come a long way.  Since Smallville, he’s done a few projects in the form of voice work for a few episodes of PG Porn and Batman: The Brave and The Bold.

But in an interview with an old friend of his at The Windy City Times, he got to talking about any possible return to Smallville after doing seven seasons as the classic nemesis of Clark Kent – the insidious Lex Luthor.

Rosenbaum’s take on the idea of returning to the show had a few requirements, if it even is remotely possible.  He says they asked him a few times if he’d like to come back but he felt his role had run its course.  But if he were to ponder the idea of returning, he’d come back

  • For just the final few episodes of the show
  • Insist on wanting to wear a bald cap.

Yea, you read right – a bald cap.  He’s kind of had it shaving his head for seven years after finally getting all his hair back and doesn’t want to do that any more.  He said that he had to get to the set 2 hours before everyone else so his makeup girl could cut his hair that was always struggling to grow back.

Can ya blame him?

So from what we can see here, there is a slight chance that we just might see the man himself, Rosenbaum, instead of body doubles.

Until then, let’s enjoy the Smallville ride for the rest of this season!

Image:  IMDB

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  1. Just not the same without u lex! The show is still good but i dont feel glued to the screen trying to disect the tension between lex and clark. It like u know lex is evil but hes so clever at camouflaging it. Please ckme back bro!!

  2. just bring him back dammit

  3. hes sexy no matter how he look bring him back to smallville

  4. know one like jennifer grey every one love rosenbaum,so it would not matter hair or no hair

  5. no no no,lana could come back but not as clark girlfriend that lois job

  6. please lex come on we want to see what kalel's future will bring and yu're an item in his future

  7. i really don't think that you want small ville to be like that try to make a deal with tom welling and see what yu've got

  8. come on boy do it

  9. please i'm a small ville fan and i want what good for it so please be alexander not lex luthor

  10. i just read that michael rosenbaum will be back on smallville next season

  11. Wow this was a great episode so far a great season now if they had lex on here it would no doubt be the best ever i love this show to death and big fan but just missing one thing LEX!!! Bring Michael back he is and will forever be the best lex and by far he will take this show to a whole new level when or if he comes back think about it…..

  12. i hope so to we love him in texas.vote michael rosenbaum as lex luthor 2010,2011

  13. i hope so to we love him in texas.vote michael rosenbaum as lex luthor 2010,2011

  14. i agree with u lex was the best actor and his conversations with his farther where legendary.

  15. i agree with u lex was the best actor and his conversations with his farther where legendary. season 9 is a bit weird and louis is not as gud as lana this unfortunley will be the last season i no this for a fact. lex shud be bac on season 9 ep 20

  16. Please. We need Michael for the show’s final season. Please. I will cut off a finger if he comes back. I dont know what more I could offer.

  17. bring back the michael Rosenbaum he’s the olny one to relly play the part.

  18. Please, pleeease bring him back! No one can replace him as Lex! He played his roll so well! Smallville has never been the same with out him! Please!!!!!