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David Zaslav, James Gunn, and Peter Safran on the premiere of The Flash. This week, they’ll assist choose a brand new Superman. Picture: Phillip Faraone (Getty Pictures)

By the top of the week, we might have a brand new Superman and Lois Lane. That’s what the Hollywood Reporter is saying in an in depth replace on the casting for James Gunn’s 2025 movie, Superman Legacy.

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In keeping with the report, Gunn, the writer-director of Superman Legacy in addition to the co-president of DC Movies, spent the previous weekend doing display assessments with six actors in three predetermined pairs to play Superman/Clark Kent and Lois Lane, all of whom we’ve already heard about: Nicholas Hoult and Rachel Brosnahan; Tom Brittney and Phoebe Dynevor; and David Corenswet and Emma Mackey. That was Saturday. Sunday, the three males (Hoult, Brittney, and Corenswet) got here again and did further scenes with Mackey solely. The auditions have been filmed, edited, and are being considered by Warner Bros. executives this week. (Sure, together with everybody’s favourite, CEO David Zaslav. He’s the boss, in spite of everything.) So there’s an opportunity a call is made and introduced later this week.

Even when it doesn’t occur this week although, as soon as Superman and Lois are solid, the main focus will flip to Lex Luthor (the commerce says each Alexander and Invoice Skarsgard have been talked about—in addition to Hoult, if he doesn’t get Superman) and the Authority, the superhero group scheduled to get their very own film, but additionally reportedly seem in Superman Legacy.

Depending on the writers’ strike, in addition to the potential actors’ strike, Gunn is reportedly hoping to start out filming early subsequent 12 months to hit that summer time 2025 launch date. It’s an enormous, large title for the studio, Gunn, DC, everybody. So every bit of stories, because it occurs, could have main ramifications. Strap in of us. And head over to the Hollywood Reporter for extra.

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