Nathan Fillion, Isabela Merced, Edi Gathegi join Superman: Legacy

Nathan Fillion, Isabela Merced, and Edi Gathegi join cast of James Gunn’s Superman: Legacy as Green Lantern, Hawkgirl, and Mister Terrific.

Superman Legacy, Nathan Fillion, Isabela Merced, Edi Gathegi

According to Vanity Fair, Nathan Fillion (The Rookie), Isabela Merced (Dora and the Lost City of Gold), and Edi Gathegi (X-Men: First Class) have signed on to appear in James Gunn’s Superman: Legacy.

Nathan Fillion is set to play Guy Gardner, a charismatic and slightly obnoxious member of the Green Lantern Corps, with Isabela Merced playing Hawkgirl and Edi Gathegi as Mister Terrific. The leading roles of the movie were filled just two weeks ago, with David Corenswet (Pearl) set to play Clark Kent and Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Ms. Maisel) stepping into the shoes of Lois Lane. With members of The Authority also said to be making their first appearance in Superman: Legacythe film is shaping up to be rather packed with heroes.

James Gunn will write and direct Superman: Legacyand he has promised that the tone of the movie will be different from the Guardians of the Galaxy movies. Co-chair of DC Studios Peter Safran has also teased that Superman: Legacy will not be an origin story and will focus on “Superman balancing his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing. Superman represents truth, justice and the American way. He is kindness in a world that thinks of kindness as old fashioned.Superman: Legacy will hit theaters on July 11, 2025.

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