A new Superman movie is finally coming, with James Gunn and Peter Safran as part New Take on the DC Universe, Safran and Gunn, Who is now co-head of Warner Bros. dc studiohas announced a list of 10 projects (that includes the two batman movies) which will start from the new DCU Superman: Legacy In 2025.
While we don’t have much information about Superman: Legacy So far, here’s everything we know about the Man of Steel’s latest entry into film.
Henry Cavill will not play Superman
The previous Superman, who began his tenure in 2013 man of Steel, has hung up his cloak for good and won’t be returning as Superman for Gunn’s new film. Whereas We know it from December 2022, We still don’t know who will take over the next position. Gunn has teased that it will be a short take on Clark Kent, although he will already be old enough to work at the Daily Planet.
What is Superman: Legacy about?
Beyond youth-skewed approach to film, says Gunn your way into the superman story “Centered around Superman’s heritage – how both his aristocratic Kryptonian parents and his Kansas farmer parents inform who he is and the choices he makes.”
James Gunn is directing and writing the film.
Gunn will handle scripting Superman: Legacy, which puts him in a position to set up his new DCU either way. His role as writer clearly makes this a separate project from the film. JJ Abrams was in development with Ta-Nehisi Coates The first, which is reportedly still in the works as a “DC Elseworlds” movie.
Gunn will also direct the film, which he announced in march after initially being undecided on whether he would take that role. In a series of tweets about his decision, Gunn explained that he initially turned down Superman years ago because he didn’t feel he had a path in the story that felt unique. And even after finding his way into the script, Gunn remained unconvinced that he should write the film. in a tweetGunn said, “Just because I write something doesn’t mean I feel it in my bones, viscerally and emotionally, enough to spend more than two years directing it, especially Nothing of this magnitude.”
Finally, after a little more explaining, Gunn decided to direct the film himself. Because he liked the script very much.
This will be Gunn’s first directorial project after 2023. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3and his debut in the DC Universe suicide squad In 2021.
When will Superman: Legacy be released?
Superman: Legacy is set to hit theaters on July 11, 2025. It looks like the first of the new slate of DCU projects will get a release date and even release earlier. batman part 2Which is set to release on October 3, 2025.