A new one Superman: Legacy casting update from a recent report from The deadlinewhich claims that the director and co-CEO of DC Studios James Gunn has started looking for the main characters of the film.
Who will star in Superman: Legacy?
In the Superman: Legacy casting update, Deadline says that over the past few weeks, talent has submitted audition tapes for some of the biggest roles in the film, including Clark Kent/Superman, Lois Lane, and Lex Luthor. .
While there aren’t any big steps in the process yet, Deadline says some big stars are in the mix for Superman, including Nicholas HoultDavid Corenswet, Jacob Elordi, and Andrew Richardson, just to name a few.
For Lois, Deadline says so Emma Mackey, Rachel Brosnahan, Phoebe Dynevor, and Samara Weaving are some of the actresses who tried Lois Lane. As for Lex Luthor, Gunn is reportedly looking at various “A-list names” for the role but is also looking for the role of someone titled “Apex,” which could lead to a possible inclusion. in Apex Lex Luthor from the comics, a superpowered version of the villain, according to Deadline.
In a recent tweet, Gunn addressed the Superman: Legacy casting rumors, noting that he would never comment on who was or wasn’t involved. Gunnd noted that so far, only one person has officially been cast in the film, and it’s not any regulars from the Superman world.
“Superman: Legacy tells the story of Superman’s journey to restore his Kryptonian heritage to his human upbringing as Clark Kent in Smallville, Kansas,” reads the movie’s official synopsis. “He is the personification of truth, justice and the American way, guided by human kindness in a world that sees kindness as old-fashioned.”
Production is expected to begin in early 2024, on track for a currently scheduled 2025 theatrical release.