Superman: Legacy Unveils Top 10 Stellar Cast Redefining the DCEU


DC Studios is set to soar to new heights with “Superman: Legacy,” a cinematic reboot spearheaded by the visionary James Gunn. As the cast is unveiled, here’s a closer look at the ten actors reshaping the iconic roles in this fresh take on the Superman saga.

1. David Corenswet – The New Man of Steel

After a competitive casting process, Corenswet steps into the esteemed role of Clark Kent/Superman, replacing Henry Cavill. Gunn praises Corenswet’s incredible talent and notes the actor’s victory over tough competition.

2. Rachel Brosnahan – The Fearless Lois Lane

Brosnahan, an Emmy award-winner from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is set to portray the intrepid journalist Lois Lane. Gunn applauds Brosnahan as an incredible talent and a wonderful person, emphasizing her suitability for the iconic character.

3. Isabela Merced – Hawkgirl Takes Flight

Merced joins the cast as Kendra Saunders, aka Hawkgirl, adding another dimension to the superhero ensemble. Gunn welcomes Merced and two other new superheroes to the Superman: Legacy family.

4. Edi Gathegi – Mr. Terrific Joins the Superhero World

Gathegi, known for his role in X-Men: First Class, brings his superhero experience to “Superman: Legacy” as Michael Holt, aka Mr. Terrific. Gunn sets the stage for a world where superheroes already exist, with Gathegi contributing to this dynamic landscape.

5. Nathan Fillion – Reunion with a Green Lantern

Fillion reunites with Gunn after their collaboration on the Guardians of the Galaxy series. He takes on the role of Guy Gardner, DC’s third most famous Green Lantern.

The actor’s return raises curiosity about potential appearances in the Lanterns Max series.

6. Anthony Carrigan – Metamorpho’s Elemental Transformations

Carrigan, known for his roles in Gotham and Barry, embodies Rex Mason, aka Metamorpho, with the power to transform his body into different elemental compounds. Gunn expresses his “unbelievable excitement” for Metamorpho and working with Carrigan.

7. María Gabriela de Faría – The Engineer Challenges Villain Stereotypes

De Faría joins as Angela Spica, The Engineer, a member of The Authority. Gunn criticizes the term “villain” and welcomes her as a wonderful actor. Her role is expected to extend beyond Legacy with The Authority’s upcoming release.

8. Nicholas Hoult – Lex Luthor’s Complex Presence

Hoult takes on the role of Lex Luthor, Superman’s arch-nemesis, adding a layer of complexity to the narrative. While not the main villain of Legacy, Hoult’s portrayal is anticipated to bring depth to the billionaire super genius.

9. Sara Sampaio – Eve Teschmacher’s Cinematic Return

Sampaio plays Lex Luthor’s assistant, Eve Teschmacher, a character with roots in Christopher Reeves’ Superman movies. Gunn reveals an extensive audition process before finding the “perfect fit” for Sampaio in this iconic role.

10. Skyler Gisondo – Jimmy Olsen’s Daily Planet Adventure

Gisondo, known for his roles in Vacation and Booksmart, steps into the shoes of Daily Planet photographer and Clark Kent’s best friend, Jimmy Olsen. Gunn expresses excitement about the perfect fit for Gisondo in the role after auditioning hundreds.

As Superman: Legacy takes shape, this ensemble of talented actors promises a fresh and dynamic reimagining of the beloved characters, paving the way for a new era in the DC Extended Universe. The summer of ’25 holds the key to witnessing this stellar cast in action, as they redefine the iconic legacy of Superman.

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