Superman: Legacy: An Up to date Solid Listing For James Gunn’s DC Universe Film

Though there was a quick interval in time when it seemed like we’d be seeing extra of Henry Cavil’s Superman following his cameo in Black Adam, by December 2022, it was revealed this wasn’t the case in any respect. As a substitute, DC Comics’ Man of Metal is being rebooted once more as a part of the brand new DC Universe’s Chapter One slate, with this new film being formally titled Superman: Legacy by January 2023. Though this received’t be the primary DC Universe challenge, with that honor belonging to the Creature Commandos animated sequence being launched to Max subscribers, DC Studios heads James Gunn and Peter Safran have mentioned they take into account Legacy to be the “true starting” of this shared continuity. 

Talking of Gunn, together with writing the script, he’s additionally directing Superman: Legacy, making this his third time straight helming a DC challenge, following The Suicide Squad and Peacemaker. Whereas the precise plot is being stored below wraps, together with a handful of story particulars  being shared, we’ve additionally been studying who will comprise the principle solid. So let’s go over which actors have boarded Legacy, beginning with the person taking on as The Final Son of Krypton.

David Corenswet in The Politician

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David Corenswet

After actors like Pierson Fodé, Nicholas Hoult and Tom Brittney had been mentioned to be within the operating for the position, David Corenswet was finally chosen to play the brand new Superman. For sure this will probably be Corenswet’s greatest movie look but, along with his prior credit in that space together with Affairs of State, The Sunlit Evening, Look Each Methods and Pearl, in addition to upcoming choices like Twisters and The Best Hits. He’s additionally constructed a stable TV resume, showing in The Politician, Hollywood, We Personal This Metropolis and the upcoming Woman within the Lake. Though Corenswet’s Superman is youthful than Henry Cavill’s, Legacy will take a cue from The Batman by introducing him as a longtime superhero and forgo exhibiting any features of his origin story.

Midge Maisel in a red outfit with a red hat.

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Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan’s casting in Superman: Legacy was introduced concurrently David Corenswet’s, and in case you’re like our personal Riley Utley, you agree that she’s the proper option to play Lois Lane. Brosnahan is finest recognized for enjoying Midge Maisel in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, although earlier than that, she caught consideration for her roles on Home of Playing cards and Manhattan, amongst different reveals. Movie-wise, she’s appeared in The Best Hours, Patriots Day, Spies in Disguise and The Courier, to call just a few. Once we meet Brosnahan’s Lois in Legacy, she and Clark Kent already know one another, though it’s unclear if their relationship is only skilled or in the event that they’ve moved to constructing a extra private dynamic.

Nathan Fillion as John Nolan in The Rookie Season 5 on ABC

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Nathan Fillion

Not solely has David Corenswet’s Superman been defending individuals for some time once we meet him in Superman: Legacy, he’s one among many superheroes already lively within the DC Universe. The primary we’ll convey up is Inexperienced Lantern, who will probably be performed by Nathan Fillion. Nevertheless, quite than enjoying Hal Jordan, whom he’s been fanciest for years and voiced in quite a few animated DC motion pictures, the star of ABC’s The Rookie will as an alternative play Man Gardner, who has a extra boastful and abrasive character. It’s additionally essential to say that Gardner won’t be one of many leads within the Lanterns Max sequence, although that’s to not say we couldn’t see extra of him within the DC Universe. That is the most recent of Fillion’s collaborations with James Gunn, and the second time he’s showing in one among his DC motion pictures, having beforehand performed TDK in The Suicide Squad.

Isabela Merced in 2022 remake of Father of the Bride

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Isabela Merced

Isabela Merced has appeared in lots of main Hollywood productions over the past decade, together with Transformers: The Final Knight, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Dora and the Misplaced Metropolis of Gold, the 2022 Father of the Bride remake and Rosaline. Effectively, together with main the following Alien film and making her first foray into the superhero style for Madame Net, Merced may even lend her abilities to Superman: Legacy as Hawkgirl. It’s unclear if this Hawkgirl would be the Shiera Sanders Corridor, Shayera Holt or Kendra Saunders model.

Edi Gathegi in Apple TV+'s For All Mankind

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Edi Gathegi

It’s possible you’ll bear in mind Edi Gathegi from X-Males: First Class for enjoying Darwin, the mutant with the power of reactive evolution, i.e. having the ability to survive virtually something… who was then promptly killed by Kevin Bacon’s Sebastian Shaw. Others may know Gathegi higher from initiatives like three of the Twilight motion pictures, The Tougher They Fall, Home, The Blacklist and For All Mankind. For Superman: Legacy, he’ll be enjoying the Michael Holt incarnation of Mr. Terrific, who’s been described within the comics because the third-smartest particular person on the earth and fights crime utilizing expertise like his T-Spheres and T-Masks.

Anthony Carrigan as NoHo Hank in Barry

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Anthony Carrigan

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