DCU: Name and theatrical release date of the new Superman film revealed!

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The new Superman movie has repeatedly made headlines in recent weeks and months. In fact, everyone firmly assumed that Henry Cavill would conquer the big screen again with Man of Steel 2 as the son of Krypton. A well-received cameo appearance in Black Adam more than suggested this. But then the superhero debut of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson proved to be a tepid breeze at the box office and filmmakers James Gunn (Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy) and Producer Peter Saffron took over the helm.

What is the name of the new Superman movie?

James Gunn and Peter Saffron was given the dubious honor of opening to British actor Henry Cavill that while there would be a new theatrical film starring Superman, they would prefer a younger actor. In addition, the new film should DC Universe reboot to mark.

Henry Cavill took it sporty and turned to new projects, but this decision was difficult for some fans. Even James Gunn’s cat was slandered. From now on, those responsible for the new DCU however, to look ahead. Because with Superman: Legacy (“Legacy”) a new feature film is actually being made.

What happens in the new Superman movie?

Superman: Legacy will be part of the first chapter of the new DCU. Much like a “phase” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the first wave of linked films will be called Chapter One: Gods and Monsters titled. But Superman: Legacy will not be an Origin story. Rather we will Clark Kent experience how he struggles with his fate as heir to Krypton and his supposedly human existence on earth.

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Which actor will play the new Superman?

So far it is only known that ein younger cast starring in Superman: Legacy will take over. We have already introduced you to some hot candidates in a special. A specific date for when the new main actor and the rest of the cast are to be revealed has not yet been set.