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James Gunn Unveils New Superman Title and Suit on First Day of Shooting, Drawing Intriguing Parallels to Iconic DC Comics

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James Gunn, the mastermind behind the upcoming Superman reboot, has made a surprising announcement on the first day of shooting. Originally titled “Superman: Legacy,” the film has undergone a significant change, shedding the “Legacy” moniker to simply become “Superman.” Gunn shared the news on social media, revealing that the decision was made after finalizing the script, emphasizing the clarity and simplicity of the new title.

Scheduled for release in July 2025, “Superman” is poised to redefine the DC Universe under Gunn and Peter Safran’s stewardship. Gunn teased fans with a glimpse of the iconic Superman emblem, now covered in snow, hinting at a potential scene in the Fortress of Solitude.

Meet the Cast of Superman: Legacy

The casting lineup adds further excitement to the project, with David Corenswet taking on the mantle of Superman, alongside Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane and Nicholas Hoult as the formidable Lex Luthor. This reboot marks the return of Superman to the big screen after over a decade since Henry Cavill’s portrayal in Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel.”


Joining the ensemble cast are notable names like Skyler Gisondo, Sara Sampaio, Edi Gathegi, Terence Rosemore, Anthony Carrigan, Isabela Merced, Nathan Fillion, and María Gabriela de Faría, promising an epic cinematic experience.

Gunn’s vision for Superman transcends the traditional narrative, portraying the iconic hero as an outsider grappling with his identity while embracing his extraordinary abilities. His enthusiasm for the project shines through as he expresses his personal connection to Superman, describing him as someone who, like himself, feels like an outsider but possesses immense power.

Superman’s New Suit Revealed:

In addition to the title change, Gunn unveiled a sneak peek of Superman’s new suit on Instagram

, coinciding with Superman’s birthday. The costume design, inspired by the acclaimed “Kingdom Come” storyline from DC Comics, has sparked intrigue among fans. Despite the similarities, Gunn assures audiences that his version of Superman will offer a fresh and exhilarating take on the beloved character.

As principal photography commences, anticipation mounts for “Superman,” promising to deliver a captivating journey that pays homage to the hero’s rich legacy while charting new territory in the DC Universe. Mark your calendars for July 11, 2025, as Superman soars back onto the silver screen in a thrilling new adventure.


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