Superman star David Corenswet already revealed how his version will differ from Henry Cavill’s

It seems DC’s subsequent Superman, David Coronswet, defined how his tackle the superhero would differ from Henry Cavill’s years in the past.

Coronswet’s casting in 2025’s Superman: Legacy was introduced on Tuesday (27 June).

The 29-year-old Pearl star takes on the mantel from British actor Cavill, 40, who started his Superman tenure in 2013’s Man of Metal and reprised the function in Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017).

In a 2019 interview with Entertainment Weekly to advertise his function in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix drama The Politician, Coronswet revealed that his “pie-in-the-sky” dream function was Superman.

“It got here to my consideration earlier than the web bought a maintain of me,” he informed EW of the comparisons folks had made between him and Cavill.

“However my pie-in-the-sky ambition is unquestionably to play Superman. I might like to see someone do an upbeat, throwback [take on Superman]. I like the Henry Cavill darkish and gritty take, however I might like to see the subsequent one be very shiny and optimistic,” he mentioned.

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DC Studios co-CEO and Superman: Legacy director James Gunn beforehand informed Variety throughout his casting search: “The subsequent Superman needs to be somebody who has all of the humanity that Superman has however he’s additionally an alien. It’s gotta be someone who has the kindness and the compassion that Superman has and be someone who you wish to give a hug.”

Additionally introduced on Tuesday was the casting of Lois Lane, Superman’s love curiosity. Rachel Brosnahan, 32, greatest identified for her lead function within the standard Amazon Prime Video interval comedy collection The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, takes on the half.

Responding to the casting information on Twitter, Gunn referred to as Coronswet and Brosnahan “not solely each unbelievable actors, but additionally great folks”.

Yow will discover all that you must know in regards to the new Superman star right here.

In December final yr, it was confirmed that Cavill wouldn’t be reprising his function because the superhero, regardless of being informed by the studio to “announce his return in October”.

Superman: Legacy will be the primary movie within the new period of the related DC Universe, adopted by Matt Reeves’ The Batman Half II, which is about for an October 2025 launch.

The film will reportedly inform the story of Superman’s journey to reconcile his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing as Clark Kent of Smallville, Kansas.

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