Sherman Howard, who voiced Derek Powers/Blight, was cast by the producers after they remembered nearly picking Howard to play Lex Luthor on Superman: The Animated Series (1996) (a role which Howard had actually played on three seasons of Superboy (1988)). Since Derek Powers an evil corporate businessman character, similar to Lex Luthor, the producers thought Howard would be perfect for the role.
Look, if you had any proof they were going to do something, it would be different. But I'm not going to change my plans because of a hunch.
Bruce Wayne: Batman would.
Terry McGinnis: Hey, I put my life on the line all the time. One night isn't going to make any difference.
Bruce Wayne: One ...
The UK version has seen numerious cuts to omit violence, and action.