James Gunn challenges Superman to a fight!
The commencement of production for James Gunn‘s Superman: Legacy has finally been announced. Legacy will start filming “at the top of 2024,” according to Deadline, and DC Studios co-head James Gunn will write and direct the film. Although information regarding Gunn’s involvement with the project was already known, this most recent update offers a specific release date for moviegoers to look forward to.
The following months will undoubtedly bring casting announcements and other developments for Superman: Legacy, which is now in pre-production. Although there have been no formal casting announcements, there has been a lot of conjecture about who would play Superman in the DC Studios film.
James Gunn is one of the busiest directors in Hollywood, touring the press for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in addition to Superman: Legacy. Despite his hectic schedule, Gunn has nevertheless voiced his enthusiasm for both endeavors, saying that it is an honor to be working on such well-known characters.
In order to explore the early years of the Last Son of Krypton, close to the time he first started working at the Daily Planet in Metropolis, DC Studios is casting a new Kal-El for Superman: Legacy. As a result, Henry Cavill won’t be playing the DC Comics hero again.
Given that Clark Kent has played a significant role in the DC Universe for more than 80 years and has undergone numerous versions and adaptations across multiple media, Superman: Legacy is a highly anticipated project. It is promised that the film will examine the character’s beginnings and his difficulties to manage his twin personas as Superman and Clark Kent while fending off bad guys and rescuing the planet. It’s a brave approach that might potentially give the character fresh life and appeal to a newer generation of followers to concentrate on the beginning of his career.
According to James Gunn and Peter Safran, their plan for the DC Universe entails fixed screenplays, leeway, and a common plotline for all cinema, television, animation, and video game ventures. The two clarified that their eight-year plan is not a complete reboot because the DC Universe might bring back components from earlier DC eras.