July 21, 2024

All Confirmed DC Characters for James Gunn’s ‘Superman’ Movie!

By Shobith C Mar 9, 2024

James Gunn’s upcoming Superman film promises to be a comprehensive exploration of the DC Universe, featuring an array of iconic characters alongside the Man of Steel himself. Scheduled for release on July 11, 2025, the movie, previously titled “Superman: Legacy,” is gearing up to offer fans a fresh perspective on the superhero genre.

1. Superman – David Corenswet:
Portraying the iconic role of Superman is David Corenswet, known for his previous work in shows like “Hollywood” and “The Politician.” Corenswet’s casting signals a new chapter in the cinematic portrayal of the Man of Steel.

2. Lois Lane – Rachel Brosnahan:
Rachel Brosnahan steps into the shoes of Lois Lane, Superman’s intrepid reporter love interest. Best known for her award-winning performance in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Brosnahan brings depth and charisma to this essential character.

3. Lex Luthor – Nicholas Hoult:
Nicholas Hoult takes on the role of Superman’s arch-nemesis, Lex Luthor. With a diverse acting background, including previous roles in superhero movies like “X-Men: First Class,” Hoult is poised to bring a compelling portrayal of the iconic villain to the screen.

4. Jimmy Olsen – Skyler Gisondo:
Skyler Gisondo assumes the role of Jimmy Olsen, Superman’s loyal friend and confidant. Gisondo’s rising star status, coupled with his previous standout performances, makes him a fitting addition to Superman’s supporting cast.

5. Perry White – Wendell Pierce:
Wendell Pierce portrays Perry White, the no-nonsense Editor of the Daily Planet. With a distinguished acting career, including roles in acclaimed series like “The Wire,” Pierce adds gravitas to the newsroom dynamic.

6. Supergirl – Milly Alcock:
Milly Alcock takes on the role of Supergirl, Superman’s Kryptonian cousin. With a breakout performance in “House of the Dragon,” Alcock brings a fresh perspective to the character’s journey as a powerful superhero in her own right.

Milly Alcock as Supergirl

7. Otis – Terence Rosemore:
Terence Rosemore embodies the character of Otis, a trusted henchman of Lex Luthor. With a diverse acting background spanning television and film, Rosemore adds depth to Luthor’s inner circle.

8. Eve Teschmacher – Sara Sampaio:
Sara Sampaio portrays Eve Teschmacher, a key figure in Lex Luthor’s schemes. Sampaio’s transition from modeling to acting showcases her versatility, making her portrayal of Teschmacher a compelling addition to the ensemble.

9. Hawkgirl – Isabela Merced:
Isabela Merced brings her talent to the role of Hawkgirl, a formidable hero with a rich comic book history. Merced’s previous experience in blockbuster franchises sets the stage for her portrayal of this iconic character.

10. Mister Terrific – Edi Gathegi:
Edi Gathegi steps into the shoes of Mister Terrific, a brilliant mind with a penchant for heroics. Gathegi’s diverse acting background, coupled with his previous superhero roles, makes him a natural fit for the character.

11. Metamorpho – Anthony Carrigan:
Anthony Carrigan takes on the role of Metamorpho, an adventurer with the ability to shapeshift. Carrigan’s previous portrayals of complex characters make him a compelling choice for this intriguing superhero.

12. Guy Gardner – Nathan Fillion:
Nathan Fillion brings his trademark charm to the role of Guy Gardner, a Green Lantern with a rebellious streak.

13. The Engineer – María Gabriela de Faría:
María Gabriela de Faría embodies The Engineer, a member of the Authority with formidable powers. De Faría’s previous roles in South American television showcase her talent, making her portrayal of The Engineer a captivating addition to the DC universe.

14. Maxwell Lord – Sean Gunn:
Sean Gunn takes on the role of Maxwell Lord, a complex character with a mysterious agenda. Gunn’s versatility as an actor, coupled with his previous superhero roles, adds intrigue to the portrayal of this enigmatic figure.

As James Gunn’s Superman prepares to soar onto the big screen, the diverse cast of characters promises an exhilarating journey through the DC universe. With each actor bringing their own unique interpretation to these iconic roles, fans can anticipate a cinematic experience unlike any other. Get ready to witness the rebirth of Superman and the dawn of a new era in superhero storytelling.

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