David Corenswet in new suit unveiled from James Gunn film

Superman filmmaker James Gunn and star David Corenswet posted the new Man of Steel suit on social media.

It’s a rather rough costume, not as pristine as previous feature film versions, indicative of the sharp eye Gunn takes with his film here. The film will be Warner Bros.’ fourth time the DC superhero has been renewed in long form (not including big screen series) after filmmakers Richard Donner (1978), Bryan Singer (2006) and Zack Snyder (2013).

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Corenswet follows in the footsteps of actors who play Jor-El’s son in feature films such as Christopher Reeve (1978-87), Brandon Routh (2006) and Henry Cavill (2013-2022).

This is a unit shot, it’s not an overly produced CGI shot, and it’s indicative of what we’ll see in the film. Not everything is green screen, and that creates an environment that is significantly better for the actors.

Corenswet won the role over three actors after two days in full Superman costume last summer before the actors’ strike began. The wonderful Mrs. Maisel Emmy winner Rachel Brosnahan was cast as his main man, Lois Lane. For Corenswet, Superman is the biggest role of his career to date, following parts in projects like Pearl, the politician, Hollywood And We own this city.

Superman Also starring Nicholas Hoult (Lex Luthor), Skyler Gisondo (Jimmy Olsen), Sara Sampaio (Eve Teschmacher), Edi Gathegi (Mister Terrific), Terence Rosemore (Otis), Anthony Carrigan (Metamorpho), Isabela Merced (Hawkgirl), Nathan Fillion (Guy Gardner), María Gabriela de Faría (the engineer) and Wendell Pierce (Daily planet editor Perry White.)

Superman, The film, which will be shot in Georgia, will premiere on July 11, 2025. The film kicks off the first phase of Gunn and Peter Safran’s new DC empire “Gods and Monsters.”

This morning, Henry Cavill, who was passed over to reprise the role, started trending on social media, with many comparisons being drawn to how similar Corenswet’s rise is to the previous one. Man of Steel star.

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