James Gunn, the Co-CEO of DC Studios, has clarified the age ranges for his versions of Superman and Batman in the upcoming film, Superman: Legacy. Fans had speculated that Gunn was looking for a younger actor to play Superman, but he revealed on Twitter that he was only seeking someone younger than his forties. As for Batman, Gunn hinted that the character may be a couple of years older than Superman. In a tweet, Gunn said, “All I ever said was Superman was younger than in his forties and Batman MIGHT be a couple years older than Superman.”
Gunn and Peter Safran’s work as Co-CEOs has generated excitement for the future of DC Studios. In a joint statement, they expressed their enthusiasm for their roles as stewards of DC characters and their commitment to creating an integrated and multilayered universe while allowing for individual expression. Their goal is to tell some of the biggest, most beautiful, and grandest stories ever told. Gunn and Safran hope to work with talented writers, directors, and actors to create a universe that invigorates the theatrical experience worldwide.
Yeah but people are speculating about both ages. All I ever said was Superman was younger than in his forties and Batman MIGHT be a couple years older than Superman.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) February 17, 2023
The duo’s new DC Studios slate includes projects such as The Brave and The Bold, The Authority, Creature Commandos, Swamp Thing, and a Green Lantern series titled Lanterns. However, Superman: Legacy is the most anticipated film, as it is written by Gunn, who also hopes to direct it. Gunn’s clarification of the age ranges for Superman and Batman shows that he is carefully considering the casting choices for these iconic characters. Fans will have to wait and see who he ultimately chooses to bring these heroes to life on the big screen.
The future of DC Studios looks promising, thanks to Gunn and Safran’s leadership. In a statement, they said, “Our commitment to Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Harley Quinn, and the rest of the DC stable of characters is only equaled by our commitment to the wonder of human possibility these characters represent.” Fans can expect more exciting projects from DC Studios in the years to come.
DC Studios’ next release will be Shazam! Fury of the Gods, which hits theaters on March 17th. The film follows Billy Batson and his fellow foster kids as they learn to juggle teenage life with having adult superhero alter-egos. When the Daughters of Atlas arrive on Earth in search of the magic stolen from them long ago, Billy and his family are thrust into a battle for their superpowers, their lives, and the fate of the world. The film is directed by David F. Sandberg and produced by Peter Safran. Fury of the Gods was written by Henry Gayden and Chris Morgan.
James Gunn has clarified the age ranges for his versions of Superman and Batman in the upcoming film, Superman: Legacy. Fans had speculated that Gunn was looking for a younger actor to play Superman, but he revealed on Twitter that he was only seeking someone younger than his forties. With Gunn and Safran at the helm, the future of DC Studios looks promising, and fans can expect more exciting projects in the years to come. The upcoming Shazam! Fury of the Gods promises to be an action-packed addition to the DC universe, and fans are eagerly awaiting its release.
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