Superman: Legacy: Potential release date, cast, plot and other details


Most likely, Superman is the first superhero you think of when you hear the word. The origin of Metropolis’s red-capped guardian from the planet Krypton is widely known by fans of DC Comics, both diehard and casual, and a significant factor in his appeal can readily be ascribed to his past in film.
With Superman: Legacy already in pre-production, it’s time to find out what Big Blue’s next adventure will be. Superman: Legacy is the most recent feature film to star Clark Kent, and it is the genuine start of DC’s new generation and the first part of what Gunn has dubbed the “Gods and Monsters” period.

Following are all the details we know about the upcoming Superman film franchise, Superman: Legacy.

Superman: Legacy: Cast

Henry Cavill is the only actor we can be certain won’t be playing Superman in Superman: Legacy, and this has led to much discord among the audience. The news of Cavill proved to be premature, as Gunn would go on to state that Cavill wasn’t sacked, despite making a surprise comeback in Black Adam (2022). He was just not hired.

Moreover, Many performers enter the fray in the auditioning process, wanting to be the next in line to don Superman’s cape. According to early sources, DC Studios has spoken with David Corenswet (Pearl), Pierson Fodé (Bold and the Beautiful), and Nicholas Hoult (Renfield) about playing the role of Clark Kent. Hoult may also be considered for the role of Lex Luthor. We also learn that Samara Weaving (Scream IV), Phoebe Dynevor (Bridgerton), Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), and Emma Mackey (Sex Education) have all met to discuss playing Lois Lane. In the upcoming weeks, DC Studios plans to do screen tests with a number of these same performers.

Superman: Legacy: Plot

We don’t know a much about the Superman: Legacy narrative, and James Gunn doesn’t either, as he claimed to have just finished scripting the movie halfway when he made his “Gods and Monsters” announcement. We’ve known for some time that Gunn would be producing and scripting the movie, and he did reveal a very important fact. Gunn has declared that Superman: Legacy won’t be an origin narrative, unlike the first Superman and Man of Steel. This implies that when Superman goes to the sky, it won’t be his first time doing so because he has some prior experience defending Earth’s citizens in his superhero outfit.

Superman: Legacy: Release Date

Superman: Legacy is scheduled for a 2025 theatrical release, James Gunn made it very clear during a media engagement.