It’s official: David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan are the new Superman and Lois Lane in James Gunn’s upcoming film, Superman: Legacy (via The Hollywood Reporter).
A New Era For Superman
Stepping into the red cape and the iconic ‘S’ emblem, David Corenswet, known for his roles in the Netflix shows The Politician and Hollywood, will be taking on the monumental task of embodying the Last Son of Krypton. Corenswet’s casting signals a new era for Superman on the big screen, with fans worldwide eagerly anticipating his interpretation of this classic character.
On the other side, Rachel Brosnahan, lauded for her award-winning performance in Prime Video’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, will be portraying the fearless reporter and Superman’s love interest, Lois Lane. Brosnahan’s casting promises a dynamic, bold, and quick-witted Lois, ready to captivate audiences.
Superman: Legacy’s… legacy… Begins
Superman: Legacy will be a part of the recently announced DC Universe (DCU), under the direction of James Gunn and DC Studios co-CEO, Peter Safran. Known for his notable work in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, Gunn is sure to bring his unique storytelling style and visual spectacle to this much-anticipated film.
However, this isn’t the first time audiences have seen changes in the portrayal of their beloved characters. The iconic role of Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher series on Netflix was recently passed on from Henry Cavill to Liam Hemsworth, with the cast expressing their surprise and excitement for the upcoming change.
Though the complete plot and supporting cast details of Superman: Legacy remain under wraps, the news of Corenswet and Brosnahan stepping into the roles of Superman and Lois Lane has set the stage for a thrilling new chapter in the Superman saga. As the legacy of these timeless characters continues, the anticipation for Superman: Legacy grows among fans around the globe. The world waits with bated breath for the arrival of the new Superman and Lois Lane, ready to embark on another unforgettable journey in the DCEU.
James Gunn will be writing the movie’s script and will also direct the picture for DC Studios. The DC movie will kick off the DC Universe, which Warner Bros. Pictures, Gunn and Safran are hoping will go up against the Marvel Cinematic Universe and get audiences enthused about DC movies again.
Superman: Legacy is currently slated for release in cinemas on July 11th, 2025.
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