First Look at “Superman” Revealed: Behold David Corenswet as The Man of Steel

Our first glimpse of David Corenswet as Superman is here.

Writer/director James Gunn, naturally, was the one who shared the image of Corenswet suited up as the Man of Steel, sliding on his red boot. This is the first time we’ve seen Corenswet in Superman’s iconic red and blue suit, and he becomes only the third man to play the superhero, joining Christopher Reeve, who played him from 1978 to 1987, Brandon Routh in 2006, and most recently, Henry Cavill from 2013 to 2022.

Corenswet’s Clark Kent/Superman is joined by newly cast Neva Howell and Pruitt Taylor Vince, playing Martha and Jonathan Kent respectively, alongside Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane, Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, Sara Sampaio as Eve Teschmacher, Edi Gathegi as Mr. Terrific, Skyler Gisondo as Jimmy Olsen, Anthony Carrigan as Metamorpho, Isabela Merced as Hawkgirl, María Gabriela de Faría as The Engineer, and Gunn’s longtime collaborator Nathan Fillion as Guy Gardner.

Check out Corenswet as Superman here:

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There’s a lot going on at DC Studios, with Gunn’s Superman as the marquee title and the first feature to roll out of the studio under his and co-chief Peter Safran’s leadership.  Superman will fly first out of the gate for Gunn and Safran’s “Chapter 1: Gods and Monsters,” which will include a TV series set on Wonder Woman’s home island of Themyscira called Paradise Lost, the introduction of a new Batman in The Brave and the Bold, the film Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow starring Milly Alcock, and Swamp Thing, in development with director James Mangold, which will return the infamous monster to the big screen.

Superman will fly into theaters, including IMAX, on July 11, 2025.

For more on Superman, check out these stories:

James Gunn’s “Superman” Finds its Martha Kent in Neva Howell

James Gunn’s “Superman” Casts Crucial Role of Jonathan Kent

“Superman” Getting Super-Sized: James Gunn Filming his Man of Steel Pic in IMAX

The Daily Planet Gets a New Boss: Wendell Pierce Joins James Gunn’s “Superman”

Featured image: HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 16: David Corenswet attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Netflix’s “Look Both Ways” at TUDUM Theater on August 16, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)


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