The iconic superhero Superman is set to return to the big screen with the upcoming DC Studios movie "Superman: Legacy," which will begin production in March 2024 at Trilith Studios in Fayetteville, Georgia. The film, initially scheduled to start in January, faced delays due to writer and actor strikes but is now back on track.
- "Superman: Legacy" to start production in March 2024 in Fayetteville, Georgia.
- Delays were caused by writer and actor strikes.
- David Corenswet to star as Superman.
- Rachel Brosnahan cast as Lois Lane.
- María Gabriela de Faría to play the villainous Angela Spica, also known as The Engineer.
- The movie is set for a summer 2025 release.
Production Delays and Resolutions
Originally slated for a January start, "Superman: Legacy" faced setbacks due to industry-wide strikes. The writers' strike concluded in September, and the actors' union recently reached an agreement with producers. With these hurdles now cleared, the film is poised to commence production.
A New Superman Takes Flight
David Corenswet, a 30-year-old Philadelphia native, will don the iconic cape as the new Superman. Corenswet, known for his roles in Netflix's "The Politician" and "Hollywood," as well as HBO's "We Own This City," has previously expressed his desire to play a more upbeat and optimistic Superman, differing from Henry Cavill's darker portrayal.
Joining Corenswet is Rachel Brosnahan, acclaimed for her role in Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," who will portray the intrepid reporter Lois Lane. Venezuelan actress María Gabriela de Faría joins the cast as the villainous Angela Spica, also known as The Engineer, adding a fresh antagonist to the Superman saga.
Anticipation Builds for 2025 Release
Under the direction of DC Studios co-head James Gunn, "Superman: Legacy" is scheduled for a summer 2025 release. Fans are eagerly anticipating this new chapter in the Superman franchise, which promises to bring a fresh perspective to the beloved character.
Impact on Metro Atlanta
The choice of metro Atlanta as the filming location continues the region's growing reputation as a major hub for film and television production. The production of "Superman: Legacy" in Fayetteville is expected to boost the local economy and spotlight Georgia's burgeoning film industry.
"Superman: Legacy" marks a new era for one of the most iconic superheroes in pop culture. With a talented cast and experienced crew, the film is poised to offer a unique take on the Superman story. As production gears up in Georgia, fans and industry watchers alike are keen to see how this latest adaptation will soar.