A new list of cast rumored for the upcoming reboot of Superman and Lois Lane V Superman: Legacy grabs the headlines. This highly anticipated reboot is being directed and written by DC Studios CEO James Gunn, with the goal of breathing new life into the DC Universe. He takes on the leadership from the previous leaders of the DCEU, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams, with an all-new cast. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters in July 2025.

Wheels Superman: Legacy He’ll start turning around in January 2024, with Gunn holding the reins. A completed script is already in place, and a series of reports regarding the casting of a new Superman and Lois Lane are making the rounds.

Gunn hinted that there are a host of extraordinary choices for the new Superman, shedding some light on the qualities he’s looking for – a combination of empathy, kindness, humanity, and a warm, approachable demeanor.

Narrowing down: David Corenswet, Emma Mackie, and 4 other casting choices Superman: Legacy

The shortlist to play Superman and Lois Lane in the DCU – Nicholas Hoult, David Kornzweit, Tom Britney Emma Mackie, Rachel Brosnahan and Phoebe Dynevor all six will have more auditions ‘imminent’ (via deadline)

Deadline reports that Gunn’s casting journey for Superman: Legacy Now the next one, with only six actors left in the race to land the iconic roles of Superman/Clark Kent and his love interest, Lois Lane.

The selection process, which was led by Peter Safran, co-CEO of Gunn and DC Studios, involved screening countless audition tapes and has now moved on to in-person screen tests scheduled over Father’s Day weekend or an immediate Monday or Tuesday (June 16-20). These tests will be evaluated by Gunn, Safran, and several key Warner Bros. executives.

The casting of other pivotal characters, such as Lex Luthor and Jimmy Olsen, will follow the completion of the main roles.

1) Nicholas Holt

Who would you rather see Nicholas Hoult play, Superman or Lex Luthor?

Veteran superhero audition player Nicholas Hoult is no stranger to the genre. He was seen as Hank McCoy/Beast in the Fox series X-Men and came close to playing Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves. Batman. It’s been a hot topic in discussions, with potential roles ranging from Lex Luthor to Clark Kent.

2) David Corenswet

A relative newcomer, David Korenswet has won over fans with his performance in the horror flick Pearl. His classic Clark Kent look and slight resemblance to Henry Cavill sparked talks about him being the new face of the Man of Steel.

3) Tom Britney

Nicholas Hoult, David Korenswet, and Tom Britney are expected to audition for Superman in ‘SUPERMAN: LEGACY’ later next week (Source: Deadline)

Although less well known, Tom Britney made a name for himself as Reverend William Davenport in ITV’s police drama granchester. At 32, he is the oldest of the would-be Men of Tomorrow, with Corenswet being the youngest at 29.

4) Emma Mackey

Emma Mackie, Rachel Brosnahan, and Phoebe Dynevor will audition for Lois Lane in SUPERMAN: LEGACY later next week. (Source: Deadline)

Emma Mackie, French-British actress best known for her role as Maeve Wiley in Netflix’s sex education It is said to be on the Lois Lane part list. This comes ahead of her big screen debut alongside Margot Robbie Barbie.

5) Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan addressed reports that she is one of the front-runners to play DCU’s Lois Lane in SUPERMAN: LEGACY: “It would be extraordinary… I would jump at the chance if it arose.”

Rachel Brosnahan, known for her role in The wonderful Mrs. Maisel, Interested in playing Lois Lane in the DC Universe. She has previously claimed that she would “seize an opportunity if it presents itself.”

6) Phoebe Dynevor

Less Phoebe Dynevor #for me Lois lane for the upcoming Superman: Legacy

Phoebe Dynevor, best known for her role in the first two seasons of BridgertonHer schedule for the potential Lois Lane role was released after she decided not to return for the show’s third season.

What’s next in the casting journey for a reboot man of steel?

Final Phases Unfold: A glimpse into the rigorous casting process for Clark Kent and Lois Lane next in Superman: Legacy (Image via Warner Bros)
Final Phases Unfold: A glimpse into the rigorous casting process for Clark Kent and Lois Lane next in Superman: Legacy (Image via Warner Bros)

The screen test aims to find the perfect chemistry between potential Clark Kent and Lois Lane pairs. Based on the remaining cast, Gunn appears to focus on individuals in their late 20s to early 30s from different backgrounds and levels of fame.

The deciding factor would be their acting skills and whether they fit the characters’ personality based on their audition tapes.

Warner Bros. may aim to And DC Studios, Gunn and Safran lead to the big reveal of the new Superman and Lois Lane at San Diego Comic-Con in late July, given the timing of the screen tests. After filling the lead roles, Lex Luthor and Jimmy Olsen will start casting.

James Gunn’s Superman reboot is set to hit theaters July 11, 2025.

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