Superman: Legacy

Superman: Legacy is written and directed by James Gunn, the co-head of the DCU.

Note: James Gunn has changed the title to Superman.

Release Date: July 11, 2025

Franchise: DCU

Cast: David Corenswet as Clark Kent and Superman, Rachel Brosnahan is playing Lois Lane; Isabela Merced is Hawkgirl, Nathan Fillion is Green Lantern Guy Gardner; Edi Gathegi is playing Mister Terrific; María Gabriela de Faría is playing The Engineer; Anthony Carrigan is Metamorpho; Skyler Gisondo is Jimmy Olsen, Sara Sampaio is Eve Teschmacher, Terence Rosemore as Otis, with Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor. Sean Gunn is also playing Maxwell Lord in the DCU, though it’s unconfirmed if he will be in Superman: Legacy. Milly Alcock is also playing Supergirl rumored to first appear in Superman: Legacy prior to her solo Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow film.

Description: DC describes Superman: Legacy as telling the story of Superman’s journey to reconcile his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing as Clark Kent of Smallville, Kansas. He is the embodiment of truth, justice, and the American way, guided by human kindness in a world that sees kindness as old-fashioned.

Superman: Legacy is the true foundation of our creative vision for the DC Universe,” said James Gunn in the DCU announcement. “Not only is Superman an iconic part of DC lore, he is also a favorite character for comic book readers, viewers of earlier movies, and fans around the world. I can’t wait to introduce our version of Superman who audiences will be able to follow and get to know across films, movies, animation and gaming.”

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