Superman: Legacy (2025)

Written and directed by James Gunn, Superman: Legacy is the first movie in Warner Bros.' rebooted DC Universe to center around the titular comic book hero. It introduces a new version of the Man of Steel after Henry Cavill's departure from the role, honoring the character's roots as "the embodiment of truth, justice and the American way."

Superman Legacy Comic Cover
Superman: Legacy

Release Date
July 11, 2025
James Gunn
David Corenswet , Rachel Brosnahan , María Gabriela De Faría
James Gunn
Warner Bros. Pictures


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James Gunn's Superman: Legacy Filming Start & Plot Synopsis Revealed

Just as the DCEU draws to a close, details on the filming date and a small synopsis for the DCU's debut movie, Superman: Legacy, has been revealed.

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Superman: Legacy Can Finally Give The Man Of Steel His Own Batcave

A particular location has endured in Superman comics as the Kryptonian's equivalent of a Batcave. Superman: Legacy can offer a new twist to it.

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What We Know About Superman's Costume In The DCU Reboot So Far

Excitement is building for Superman: Legacy's costume reveal, and with the movie shooting in 3 months, here are all the known details about the suit.

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James Gunn Weighs In On Superman: Legacy Costume Design Argument 3 Months Before Filming Begins

Trunks or no trunks? James Gunn has commented on the heated debate over what David Corenswet's Superman: Legacy costume will look like.

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Superman: Legacy's Lex Luthor Promise Can Finally Deliver What 7 Movies Failed To

A new Lex Luthor features in James Gunn's Superman: Legacy - but how different will the villain be when compared to previous Superman movies?

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James Gunn Offers Exciting Superman Costume Update

With audiences eager to see David Corenswet's DC costume, Superman: Legacy director James Gunn offers an exciting update on the new design.

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Smallville's Lex Luthor Actor Responds To The DCU's Superman: Legacy Casting Decision

Michael Rosenbaum, who played Lex Luthor on Smallville, praises the actor who has finally been confirmed to play Lex in Superman: Legacy for the DCU.

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1 Major Sign Superman: Legacy Could Break A Kryptonian Casting Trend

Superman: Legacy, director James Gunn recently revealed new details that tease a Kryptonian casting trend getting broken by the new DC Universe.

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Superman: Legacy's Stacked Cast Won't Just Be Cameos, Gunn Confirms

Superman: Legacy will not only introduce the Man of Steel but also multiple DCU heroes, and Gunn shares a positive update on their role in the movie.

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James Gunn Explains Why He Didn't Cast His "Favorite Lex" In Superman: Legacy

Nicholas Hoult is Superman: Legacy's Lex Luthor, and James Gunn explains why he didn't cast his favorite star who has played the villain for the film.

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James Gunn Responds To Rumors of Kurt Russell Joining Superman: Legacy Cast

DC Studios co-CEO and Superman: Legacy director James Gunn responds to rumors about his former MCU colleague Kurt Russell joining the DC Universe.

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James Gunn Confirms Lex Luthor Casting In Superman: Legacy With New Photo

It is officially confirmed that Nicholas Hoult will be playing Lex Luthor in Superman: Legacy, as James Gunn confirms the casting for the DC Universe.

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David Corenswet's New Superman Comes To Life In Exciting DCU Reboot Art

David Corenswet becomes the DC Universe's new Man of Steel in Superman: Legacy fan art, imagining what the actor might look like in his super suit.

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10 Superman Movie Issues The DC Universe Film Can Totally Avoid

Superman: Legacy will introduce the Man of Steel for the upcoming DCU franchise - we rundown 10 long-standing Superman movie issues the DCU can avoid.

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New DCU Supergirl Casting Rumored For Superman: Legacy Has DC Fans Furious For Sasha Calle

Rumors of the DCU's Supergirl recast in Superman: Legacy suggest Sasha Calle will no longer play the hero, sparking fan reactions on social media.

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Kurt Russell Addresses Superman: Legacy Casting Rumors: "I'll Take On Marlon Brando!"

With James Gunn set to direct Superman: Legacy, Kurt Russell discusses the possibility of him joining the DC Universe as a pivotal Superman character.

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James Gunn Addresses Superman: Legacy Villain Rumors As Fans Speculate About DC Universe Reboot

DC Studios boss James Gunn addresses the various DC Universe rumors that are floating around about which villain will be featured in Superman: Legacy.

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DCU's New Superman Actor's Transformation Highlighted In Before & After Casting Photos

Superman: Legacy's David Corenswet continues to bulk up to play Clark Kent, and a comparison between new and past photos shows his huge progress.

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DCU's First Superman: Legacy Poster Imagined In Exciting Fan Art

With several actors having joined Superman: Legacy recently, a new DC Universe fan poster brings some of the key players together in the new movie.

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David Corenswet's Superman Teams Up With Henry Cavill & Tom Welling's DC Heroes In Multiverse Art

David Corenswet, who is set to play Superman in Superman: Legacy, joins forces with past Superman actors Henry Cavill and Tom Welling in new DC art.

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