Confirmed the actor who will play Lex Luthor

Nicholas Hoult will play Lex Luthor in Superman: Legacy

During November we informed you that, according to a report from The deadlineDC Films has already chosen the actor to play the role Lex Luthor on Superman: Legacy. Well, now James Gunn himself, director of the film, confirmed via Threads that Nicholas Hoult will play the legendary villain.

According to the filmmaker, he has already met with the actor to discuss how they can give the character a twist compared to what has been seen in other Man of Steel productions. “That night we went out to dinner to celebrate and talk about how we were going to make Lex different from anything you’ve seen before and that you’ll never forget.”

James Gunn acknowledged that he was aware of the rumors surrounding Hoult’s role Superman: Legacy. But at that time he could not comment because the negotiations were still ongoing. “‘But, James, we’ve been hearing about it for weeks, why didn’t you tell us it was true?’ Because, even though we talked about it, it wasn’t final until a few days later and I didn’t want to tell them something that wasn’t safe,” he added.

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So, Superman: Legacy It now has a triad of leading actors. Let’s remember that the participation of David Corenswet as Clark Kentwhile Rachel Brosnahan will play Lois Lane. It is clear that other performers, in secondary roles, will join the cast in the months to come.

Superman: Legacy has its Lex Luthor

Nicholas Hoult Will Play Lex Luthor In Superman: LegacyNicholas Hoult Will Play Lex Luthor In Superman: Legacy

The premiere of Superman: Legacy set for July 11, 2025. So, its filming should start, no matter what, at some point next year.

For DC Films and Warner Bros., Superman: Legacy will be the key their future plans. Because? Because it will start rebuilding the DC Extended Universe. Under the leadership of James Gunn, the brains behind Guardians of the Galaxy and a fundamental piece of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hoping to find a path to success, one they have never found before. Unfortunately, DC’s recent history on the big screen has had many setbacks.

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We can’t even imagine how disastrous it would be for Warner if Superman: Legacy did not meet its goals at the box office. So, once it hits the theaters, it will have all the spotlights.

For now, DC fans have all their hopes pinned on James Gunn’s previous work. After his successful stint in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it didn’t take long for him to set up DC. The suicide squad y Peacemaker They reveal the filmmaker’s ability to achieve great things. In the midst of the disaster, he gave us two rather amusing products. we hope that Superman: Legacy meet expectations…

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