legacy’; Rachel Brosnahan is Lois Lane – Deadline

After months of audition tapes and in-person screen tests, Warner Bros. and DC Studios have their new Clark Kent and Lois Lane. David Korenswet is set to play Superman, while Rachel Brosnahan is set to play Lois Lane in James Gunn’s film. Superman: Legacy.

The decision was made after he was among the few selected to test in full costume and make-up for both parts in front of DC co-chairman Peter Safran and Gunn (who is directing).

Trials with the men took place over two days; The day saw all three actors in full Superman attire. Sources close to the situation said that each of the actors have closed test deals that will expire after two business weeks, so clearly all parties wanted to settle this before a possible SAG-AFTRA strike, which starts at midnight on June 30. can be effective.

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Warner Bros. hasn’t yet said whether it will attend next month’s Comic-Con in San Diego, so there’s still a possibility the two could be introduced at the studio’s Hall H panel. It said, if there is a SAG-AFTRA strike, Korenswet and Brosnahan cannot attend the strike guidelines as no artist can promote any project during the strike.

Superman: Legacy The casting process has been underway for several months, with Safran and Gunn looking to conduct an extensive search to find new leads for this new franchise. With the two roles now locked, Gunn will now play Superman’s arch-enemy Lex Luthor, as well as other supporting characters such as Kent’s friend Jimmy Olsen.

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gun (the guardians of the galaxy moviessuicide squadoriginal max series peacemaker) is directing from his own screenplay based on the DC characters. Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The film is being produced by Safran (aquamanto come aquaman 2, Magical franchisee).

Superman: Legacy is set for worldwide release on July 11, 2025.

The project was announced earlier this year when Gunn and Safran laid out their plans for the first phase of this revised slate and Superman: Legacy was front and center as the project that would help launch this strategy. That presentation also included plans for a new Batman picture, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, which recently roped in Andy Muschietti to direct; And Officer,

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For Korensvet, the film would be her first major leading role in a major studio film, having previously appeared in such projects. Pearl, Politician And We own this city. Right from the start, his name popped up and after the final audition, he sealed the deal on the biggest role of his career so far.

Brosnahan is coming to the final season of his career-building role at Amazon Wonderful Mrs. Maisel, which has earned many accolades including an Emmy win. She also topped the list of women to play Lois Lane, which many have described as the best audition of the process.

Korensvet has been replaced by CAA, Untitled and Jakowe Tierman. Brosnahan is represented by CAA and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

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