Dean Cain, the actor who portrayed Superman on the hit television series "Lois and Clark," is now taking on another legend in pop culture: Bigfoot.
The 47-year-old is the host of Spike TV's "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty," which features nine teams of two people all searching for the elusive creature.
"The qualifications for winning this thing is that you need to have definitive DNA and visual proof," he told TODAY
. And unlike hunter Rick Dyer
, who yesterday claimed to have killed Bigfoot, the goal of the series isn't to hurt whatever the contestants might find in the wild. "The guns that we have there are not like rifles, they're biopsy dart guns," he says. "You can shoot them with these dart guns and then prove through DNA testing that these are an unknown, non-human, primate species."
Cain reveals that producers took the nine teams around Washington, Oregon, California and Michigan; to places "where I don’t think people had been ever, or in decades."
“Since I’ve already shot the show, I can’t say definitively whether I believe there’s a Sasquatch, Bigfoot, Yetty out there,” Cain said on “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday
. “But I will say this: I started off as a major skeptic and I’m much less skeptical now than I was.”
"10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty" airs on Spike TV starting January 10th. Check out a trailer below.