DC Announces 4 Superhero Actors for James Gunn's Superman: Legacy!

Author: Shobith C  / July 13, 2023

Superman Legacy Cast

In recent weeks, fans have begun to learn more about Superman: Legacy actors with the first hints at its super-powered cast coming in with the announcements of David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan as the film’s Clark Kent and Lois Lane.

Introducing the Cast of Superman:Legacy

DC has pulled out all the stops for this new Superman movie by assembling a talented ensemble cast. Let’s take a closer look at each of these talented individuals and the iconic characters they will portray.

1.Isabela Merced as Hawkgirl

Isabela Merced Hawkgirl

Isabela Merced, known for her role in Transformers: The Last Knight, will be taking on the role of the fierce and dynamic Hawkgirl. Hawkgirl, also known as Kendra Saunders, is a superheroine with the ability to fly and wield an ancient weapon called the Nth Metal mace. With Merced’s acting prowess and on-screen presence, she is sure to breathe life into this beloved character.

2.Edi Gathegi as Michael Holt's Mister Terrific

Edi Gathegi Michael Holt, aka Mister Terrific

Edi Gathegi, who showcased his talents as Darwin in X-Men: First Class, will be stepping into the shoes of Michael Holt, aka Mister Terrific. Mister Terrific is a brilliant inventor and athlete with enhanced abilities. Gathegi’s portrayal of this character is bound to captivate audiences, as he brings intelligence, athleticism, and charisma to the role.

3.Nathan Fillion as Guy Gardner's Green Lantern

Nathan Fillion Green Lantern

Nathan Fillion, a fan-favorite known for his roles in Firefly and Castle, will be taking on the role of Guy Gardner, one of the Green Lanterns. Gardner is known for his brash and hotheaded personality, which often lands him in trouble. Fillion’s natural charm and acting versatility make him the perfect choice to bring this complex character to life.

4.David Corenswet as Superman

David Corenswet Superman

David Corenswet has been chosen to portray the Man of Steel himself, Superman. Director James Gunn has made it clear that this film will not be an origin story but will instead focus on Superman’s entry into a world where superheroes already exist. Corenswet’s selection promises a fresh take on the iconic character, and fans are excited to see his interpretation of the role.

James Gunn's Superman:Legacy!

Superman: Legacy, directed by James Gunn and produced by Peter Safran, promises to be an exciting start to the Rebooted DC Universe. The film is set to introduce the team known as the Authority, although their official confirmation is yet to come. Joining David Corenswet, Rachel Brosnahan has been cast as Lois Lane, and the role of Lex Luthor is still to be determined. With the announcement of these 3 superhero actors alongside the Man of Steel, DC is signaling its commitment to revitalizing the Superman franchise. This reboot movie is not just a standalone project but is intended to kick-start a new era for the beloved superhero.

Mark your calendars because Superman: Legacy is scheduled to hit theaters on July 11, 2025. Fans of DC and superhero films alike can look forward to an action-packed adventure with a stellar cast that is sure to deliver a memorable cinematic experience.

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