James Gunn has cast David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan in the roles of Superman/Clark Kent and Lois Lane for the upcoming film “Superman: Legacy”.
As we reported yesterday, in-person auditions for “Superman: Legacy” took place across the weekend of June 17-18, with James Gunn and co-CEO of DC Studios, Peter Safran meeting with actors hoping to win the roles of Clark Kent/Superman and Lois Lane.
The three actors who tested for Superman/Clark Kent were Nicholas Hoult, David Corenswet and Tom Brittney, while Emma Mackey, Rachel Brosnahan and Phoebe Dynevor were said to have tested for Lois Lane.
Today, The Hollywood Reporter published an article revealing that Corenswet and Brosnahan had successfully won the respective roles, with James Gunn confirming the news on Twitter stating, “Accurate! (They are not only both incredible actors, but also wonderful people).”
Corenswet appeared in Ryan Murphy series The Politician, and then starred in the Netflix series Hollywood. His other credits include We Own This City, Pearl, Lady in the Lake and Twister sequel, Twisters.
Brosnahan is an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for the series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Filming is said to begin in early 2024, with “Superman: Legacy” scheduled to be released in theaters on July 11, 2025.