James Gunn says he’s “blown away” with ‘Superman: Legacy’ audition – Deadline

James Gunn had a busy weekend auditioning to find the star Superman: Legacy, The co-head of DC Studios gave fans an update on the casting call.

wonderful wonderful weekend of auditions for Superman: Legacy,” the filmmaker shared on BlueSky Social. “I’m blown away by some of these actors I’ve ever seen or worked with.”

Gun confirmed he was on the new social platform after many speculations if it was Guardians of the Galaxy Director.

Superman: Legacy With Gunn directing and writing, it is slated to release on July 11, 2025. DC Universe’s Gunn and Peter Safran are producing the film, which they’re calling “Chapter One: Gods and Monsters.” The film tells the story of Superman’s journey to reconcile his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing as Clark Kent from Smallville, Kansas. He is the embodiment of truth, justice, and the American way, guided by human kindness in a world that sees kindness as old-fashioned.

Gunn’s update on Superman’s casting comes as the director said he is “narrowing down” the list of actors set to portray the Man of Steel on the big screen. appearing on Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum He also took the time to dispel rumors about names being thrown around to star in the superhero flick.

Gunn said, “There are things out there that are totally false, but I can’t go out there and say, ‘Oh, that’s not true, and that’s not true’.” No – at this point, I don’t think it’s anyone’s business who is screen-testing for a role. It’s a very personal thing.”

Names reported to be in contention to play Superman include Nicholas Hoult (Great), David Korensvet (politician) and Tom Britney (greyhound, Names to play Lois Lane include Emma Mackey (sex education), Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and Phoebe Dynevor (bridgerton,