Peter Facinelli Of 'Twilight' Joins 'Supergirl' Cast, Co-Writes Novel

(FOX 11) "Twilight" saga star Peter Facinelli is the co-author of a new young adult novel and has joined the cast of the CBS/Warner Bros. TV drama series "Supergirl."

"After the Red Rain," which was co-written by Facinelli, tells the story of a ruined planet Earth where 50 billion people are confined to "mega-cities" and resources are scarce. There's even a video trailer for the book.

When he's not writing a book, Facinelli is playing the recurring role of DC Comics character Maxwell Lord in "Supergirl," a story of the biological cousin to Superman and one of the last surviving Kryptonians.

Facinelli's character is a green tech billionaire, "sometimes a villain, sometimes a hero" -- and is fascinated by Supergirl.

The former vampire stopped by Good Day LA August 7 to talk about his new role and new book!

Connect with him at @peterfacinelli.

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