After months of speculation and countless rumors, James Gunn has finally cast his Clark Kent and Lois Lane: David Corenswet (Pearl) and Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), respectively.
In recent weeks, rumors have swirled that the pair were competing for the roles alongside other hopefuls such as Nicholas Hoult and Emma Mackey, with Corenswet and Brosnahan officially announced as the film’s leads. Along with the cast of Creature Commandos, this is the first big casting announcement for the new direction of DC Studios, spearheaded by writer and director James Gunn, who along with producer Peter Safran is in charge of the next phase of films based on DC Comics characters.
While it’s not known at this time which other characters will appear in Superman: Legacy, actors such as Hoult and brothers Alexander and Bill Skarsgård are rumored to be in the running for the role of Lex Luthor. The film itself is described by Gunn as being a focus on Superman as “the embodiment of truth, justice, and the American way,” with the Man of Steel trying to balance “his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing.”
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Superman: Legacy will hit theaters on July 11, 2025.